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					                                                                   BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                   JULY 7, 2009
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An Organizational Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held
on Wednesday, July 7, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Maureen Shallish called
the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

President Shallish led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
John White
Douglas Land (arrived at 7:06 p.m.)
Peter Cooke
Frank Rossi
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
Jeffrey Williams
Cynthia Farina

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services - ABSENT
Jean Wiggins, Elementary Principal - ABSENT
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS:
None

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
Marc Salino, Deanna Sterling, Sarah Vakkas, Ithaca Journal Representative, Free Press
Representative, Community Member, Michael Flood

ADMINISTRATION OF OATH

Administration of Oath of Office to New Board of Education Members
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board
member, Owen Senders.

ELECTION OF OFFICER

Elections of Board President
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, asked for nominations for the office of Board President: A motion was
made by Frank Rossi for Maureen Shallish. No motion for second. Discussion ensued. John
White, Board Member, asked for nominations for the office of Board President: A motion was made
by John White for Douglas Land as Board President, seconded by Peter Cooke. The Board of
Education was polled:

      Frank Rossi – No
      Maureen Shallish – No
      Peter Cooke – Yes
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      Douglas Land – Yes
      John White – Yes

The motion failed passed* with a vote of 3-2-0.
*     This action was in error and the nominations for Board President will be called for again at the
      July 28, 2009 Special Meeting.

ADMINISTRATION OF OATH

Administration of Oath of Office to the New Board President
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board
President, Douglas Land.*
*     This administration of oath was in error and the nominations for Board President will be called
      for again at the July 28, 2009 Special Meeting.

Administration of Oath of Office to New Board of Education Members
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board
member, Douglas Land.

ELECTION OF OFFICER

Elections of Board Vice President
Douglas Land, Board Member, asked for nominations for the office of Board Vice President: A
motion was made by Peter Cooke for John White. No motion for second. Motion failed and
nomination for Board Vice President is postponed until July 28, 2009.

APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS

Appointment of District Clerk
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Tina Lincoln as District Clerk at a 2009-2010
rate of $5,000 for the 2009-2010 school year.

Appointment of Deputy District Clerk
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Laura Bellis as Deputy District Clerk at a
2009-2010 rate of $NA for the 2009-2010 school year.

Appointment of District Treasurer
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Patricia Reichert as District Treasurer at a
2009-2010 rate of $NA for the 2009-2010 school year.

Appointment of Deputy Treasurer – POSTPONED UNTIL 07/28/09
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Maureen Shallish as Deputy Treasurer at a
2009-2010 rate of $NA for the 2009-2010 school year.*
*     This action will need to be voted on separately at the July 28, 2009 Special Meeting.
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Appointment of Tax Collector
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paige Rumsey as Tax Collector at a 2009-
2010 rate of $NA for the 2009-2010 school year.

Appointment of Internal Claims Auditor
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Colleen Williamson as Internal Claims Auditor
at a 2009-2010 rate of $1,800 for the 2009-2010 school year.

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

Appointment of School Physicians
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Trumansburg Family Health as School
Physicians per contract for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Appointment of School Attorney
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Coughlin and Gerhart as School Attorney at a
2009-2010 rate of $155 per hour for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Appointment of Central Activity Treasurer
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paige Rumsey as Central Activity Treasurer
at a 2009-2010 rate of $1,500 for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Appointment of Attendance Officer
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Elementary School Principal, Middle School
Principal and High School Principal as Attendance Officers at a 2009-2010 rate of $NA for the
2009-2010 school year, as presented.

District Auditor
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Ciaschi, Dietershagen, Little & Mickelson as
District Auditor at a 2009-2010 rate of $16,000 for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Certifier of Payroll
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paula Hurley, Superintendent, as Certifier of
Payroll for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Records Access Officer
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
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Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paula Hurley, Superintendent, as Records
Access Officer for the 2009-2010 school year.

Records Management Officer
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paula Hurley, Superintendent, as Records
Management Officer for the 2009-2010 school year.

Internal Auditor
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Ronald Finch as Internal Auditor per contract
for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Asbestos Management Planner
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Michael Babcock as Asbestos Management
Planner for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

LEA Asbestos Designee
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paula Hurley, Superintendent, as LEA
Asbestos Designee for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

School Pesticide Representative
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Michael Babcock as School Pesticide
Representative for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Purchasing Agent
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paula Hurley, Superintendent, as Purchasing
Agent for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Deputy Purchasing Agent
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Laura Bellis, Superintendent, as Deputy
Purchasing Agent for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Title IX Coordinator
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints John Testa as Title IX Coordinator for the
2009-2010 school year, as present.
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Section 504 Compliance Officer
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints David Kehoe as Section 504 Compliance
Officer for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

NCLB/Title I Compliance Officer
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints David Kehoe as NCLB/TITLE I Compliance
Officer for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

NCLB/Title I Purchasing Officer
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paula Hurley, Superintendent, as NCLB/Title I
Purchasing Officer for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Indemnification and Legal Defense Resolutions
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District wishes to protect the District, the members of the Board of
Education and any school district officers in actions brought against them or in any action or
proceeding touching any district property or involving its rights or interest; and

Whereas, the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District wishes to protect its
superintendent, principals, members of teaching or supervisory staff, member of a committee on
special education or subcommittee thereof, surrogate parent, as defined in their regulations of the
commissioner of education, any member of the board of education or non-instructional employee in
any action or proceeding, other that a criminal prosecution or an action or proceeding brought
against him/her by the District, including proceeding before the commissioner of education, arising
out of the exercise of his/her powers or the performance of his/her duties; and

Whereas, the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District wishes to protect its
members, employees, officers, authorized volunteers or any other person holding a position by
election appointment or employment in the service of the school district, whether or not
compensated, in any civil action or proceeding, state or federal, arising out of any alleged act or
omission which occurred or allegedly occurred while the employee was acting within the scope of
his/her employment or duties with the District.

Be it further resolved, that the benefits and protection afforded, provided pursuant to §3811 of the
education Law, shall be available, subject to the procedural requirements set forth therein and,

Be it further resolved, that the benefits and protection afforded protections pursuant to §18 of the
New York State Public Officers law shall supplement and be available in addition to any defense or
indemnification protection conferred by other statues, rules or regulation, including but not limited
to, the protection provided pursuant to Education Law §3811, §3023, and §3028 subject to the
procedural requirements set forth therein.

Coordinator of Continuing Education Program (CEP)
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Janice Waller as Coordinator of Continuing
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Education Program at a 2009-2010 rate of up to $4,668 (depending on availability of CEP funds) for
the 2009-2010 school year.

Finance/Audit Committee
Maureen Shallish, Douglas Land and Jeff Williams have filled this position for the 2008-2009 school
year.

A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Maureen Shallish, Douglas Land and Jeff
Williams as Finance/Audit Committee for the 2009-2010 school year.

Policy Committee
Frank Rossi, Douglas Land and Cynthia Farina have filled this position for the 2008-2009 school
year. John White served as an Alternate for the Policy Committee.

A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Frank Rossi, Douglas Land and Cynthia
Farina, John White as an alternate, as Policy Committee for the 2009-2010 school year.

Facilities Committee
Frank Rossi, John White and Peter Cooke have filled this position for the 2008-2009 school year.

A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Cynthia Farina John White and passed with a
vote of 75-0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education
for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Frank Rossi, John White and Peter
Cooke as Facilities Committee for the 2009-2010 school year.

CSE/CPSE Special Education Committee
Maureen Shallish, Peter Cooke and Jeff Williams have filled this position for the 2008-2009 school
year.

A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Cynthia Farina John White and passed with a
vote of 5-0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education
for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Maureen Shallish, Peter Cooke and
Jeff Williams as Special Education Reports Committee for the 2009-2010 school year.

Support Staff Salary Committee
John White, Douglas Land and Frank Rossi have filled this position for the 2008-2009 school year.

A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints John White, Douglas Land and Frank Rossi
as Support Staff Salary Committee for the 2009-2010 school year.

Transportation Policy Committee
Jeff Williams and Frank Rossi have filled this position for the 2008-2009 school year.

A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints John White, Jeff Williams and Frank Rossi as
Transportation Policy Committee for the 2009-2010 school year.
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T-S-T Executive Committee Delegate
Douglas Ann Land served as our delegate from the 1993-94 to 2003-2009.

A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints John White as T-S-T EXECUTIVE
COMMITTEE DELEGATE for the 2009-2010 school year.

T-S-T Executive Committee Alternate Delegate - POSTPONED

NYSSBA Legislative Liaison
Douglas Land served as our NYSSBA Legislative Liason from 2006-2009.

A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Douglas Land as NYSSBA LEGISLATIVE
LIASION for the 2009-2010 school year.

DESIGNATIONS

School Banks
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints JP Morgan Chase Bank, Tompkins Trust
Company, M & T Bank, Tioga State Bank, Citizens Bank, and MBIA CLASS Asset Management as
Official School Banks for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Board Meeting Calendar
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby the Board of Education meetings (See Attachment #1)
for the 2009-2010 school year. Additional meetings will be scheduled as needed and the public will
be notified in advance.

School Newspapers
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Finger Lakes Community Newspaper and the
Ithaca Journal as Official School Newspapers for the 2009-2010 school year.

AUTHORIZATIONS

Facsimile Signature
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Treasurer to use a facsimile signature to
sign checks.

Loans from General Fund
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Treasurer to loan from the General
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Fund to the Federal Fund, the Capital Fund, and the School Lunch Fund only such sums as are
necessary to pay the then current payrolls and warrants until revenues are received from the
respective funds for the 2009-2010 school year.

Superintendent of Schools Authorizations
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District
hereby grants the Superintendent of Schools authority as follows for the 2009-2010 school year:

              •   TRANSFER OF FUNDS; to transfer funds within the budget for the 2009-2010.
              •   AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT FUNDS; to accept all drafts, checks, and other
                  dealings with District Funds which bear the signature or official facsimile of the
                  District Treasurer or Superintendent of Schools.
              •   AUTHORIZATION TO APPROVE CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE; to attend and
                  approve the attendance of staff members at appropriate conferences with
                  expenses.
              •   AUTHORIZATION TO APPLY FOR GRANTS IN AID; to apply for local, State
                  and Federal Grants in Aid.
              •   AUTHORIZATION TO ADJUST SCHOOL CALENDAR; to alter the instructional
                  school calendar. (See Attachment #1)

Business Official Authorizations
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby grants Business Official authority as follows for the
2009-2010 school year:

              •   AUTHORIZATION FOR INVESTMENTS; to invest School District monies in
                  accordance with Sections 1604-A and 1723-a of the Education Law and other
                  pertinent regulations for the 2009-2010 school year.
              •   AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER FUNDS BETWEEN BANKS; to execute, on
                  behalf of the school, a Funds Transfer Agreement with the approved School
                  Banks in such form and content and upon such terms as deemed suitable and
                  proper; and
                  IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that the Treasurer and the Business Official are
                  authorized to issue payment orders to the approved School Banks in accordance
                  with the Funds Transfer Agreement and to authenticate any payment orders
                  received by the banks.

Authorization to Borrow
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the President of the Board of Education to
borrow maximum allowable amounts by law on Tax Anticipation Notes and Revenue Anticipation
Notes for the 2009-2010 school year.

Authorization to Suspend Students
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby delegates authority, under Education Law 3214, to the
Building Principals to suspend students from school for up to five (5) school days for the 2009-2010
school year.
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Authorization to Sign Agricultural Liens
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby adopts the following resolution: The Assessors may
have need to enforce agricultural assessment penalties for lands located in the Trumansburg
Central School District boundaries subject to penalties for conversion of land to non-agricultural
use, in accordance with Real Property Tax Law and Agricultural and Markets Law, and
Trumansburg Central School is required to sign a Notice of Tax Lien to be filed with the County
Clerk, that the President of the Board of Education be, and hereby is, authorized to sign the
aforementioned notices to be filed with the County Clerk; subject to approval of the appropriate
County Attorney.

Petty Cash Funds
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District establishes petty cash funds for the 2009-2010 school year as
follows:

1.   District Office Secretary           $ 100.00
2.   High School Office Secretary        $ 100.00
3.   Middle School Office Secretary      $ 100.00
4.   Athletic Director                   $ 100.00

OTHER ITEMS

Mileage Reimbursement
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the mileage rate for use of personal
vehicles for the performance of approved school business at (the prevailing IRS rate) per mile,
when a school vehicle is not available, for the 2009-2010 school year.

Readoption of Board Of Education Policies
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby readopts all previous Board of Education policies and
the Code of Ethics in effect during the previous year, as implied in Education Law 1709, 2503.

School Lunch Policy Statement
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District, responsible for administration of one or more schools referred
to as the school food authority (SFA), has entered into agreement to participate in the National
School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and/or Special Milk Program and accepts
responsibility for providing free and reduced price meals and/or free milk to eligible children in the
schools under its jurisdiction and assures the State Education Department that the school system
will uniformly implement policy with respect to determining the eligibility of children for free and
reduced price meals in each school building under its jurisdiction which participates in the programs
mentioned above.

Committee, Subcommittee and Committee on Pre-School Special Education
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
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Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints the Committee, Subcommittee and
Committee on Pre-School Special Education members for the 2009-2010 school year as listed on
Attachment #2.

Special Education Surrogate Parent
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints the Special Education Surrogate Parent for
the 2009-2010 school year, as listed on Attachment #2.

Impartial Hearing Officers
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Impartial Hearing Officer for the 2009-
2010 school year, as listed on Attachment #2.

Authorization for Board Of Education and Superintendent Conference Attendance
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the
attendance of Board of Education members and Superintendent at appropriate conferences,
conventions and workshops, with expenses as included in the 2009-2010 school budget.

Rate for Food Service Catering
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the 2009-2010 rate for food service
catering as $18.20 per hour.

School Lunch Prices
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the following student school lunch prices
for the 2009-2010 school year:

     Breakfast:       K–8               $1.30
                      9 – 12            $1.80
                      Reduced           $0.25

     Lunch            K–4               $2.00
                      5 – 12            $2.30
                      Reduced           $0.25

Adult prices and milk prices will be determined later once bid amounts are determined.

Authorization for Appointment to Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Health Insurance Cooperative for 2009-
2010 Year
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Trumansburg Central School
District authorizes the appointment of the Business Official to TST Health Insurance Cooperative for
the 2009-2010 year.
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Authorization for Appointment to Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Workers Compensation Plan for 2009-
2010 Year.
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Trumansburg Central School
District authorizes the appointment of the Business Official to TST Workers Compensation Plan for
the 2009-2010 year.

Appointment of Hearing Officers
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Trumansburg Central School
District authorizes the appointment of Michaela Perrotto and Brent Cooley as hearing officers for
the 2009-2010 school year.

Rate of Pay
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the following rates of pay for the 2009-
2010 school year.

              1. Election Clerk/Inspector                                $8.00 per hour
              2. Election Machine Custodian (per machine)               $60.00
              3. Tutorial Service                                       $20.25 per hour
              4. Substitute work as:
                 Teacher (NYS certified)                                $86.00    per day
                 Teacher (uncertified)                                  $75.00    per day
                 Nurse (RN)                                             $72.00    per day
                 Nurse (LPN)                                            $66.00    per day
                 Nurse (other)                                          $61.00    per day
                 Aide                                                    $7.92    per hour
                 Bus Monitor                                             $7.92    per hour
                 Bus Driver
                 a. Regular am/pm trips - 1st hr.                       $23.25    per hour
                                          2nd hr.                         N/A
                 b. Special Run (BOCES, private school) - 1st hr.       $23.25    per hour
                                                         2nd hr.          N/A
                 Part-time Clerk (less than 20 hours/wk)                 $7.77    per hour
                 Cleaner                                                 $8.57    per hour
                 Food Service Helper                                     $7.87    per hour

Entry Level Salaries
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the following 2009-2010 entry level
salaries for the 2009-2010 school year.

               Treasurer                                                         $19.79 per hour
               Payroll Coordinator                                               $18.29 per hour
               Superintendent's Secretary                                        $16.80 per hour
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               Business Office Secretary                                               $14.00   per hour
               CSE Secretary/Switchboard                                               $12.00   per hour
               Clerk/Switchboard                                                       $10.77   per hour
               Building/Guidance Secretary                                             $14.25   per hour
               Teacher Aides                                                            $8.23   per hour
               Sr. Maintenance Worker (competitive)                                    $13.92   per hour
               Custodian                                                               $12.19   per hour
               Groundsperson                                                           $11.74   per hour
               Maintenance Helper                                                      $11.06   per hour
               Maintenance Helper/ Groundsperson                                       $11.06   per hour
               Cleaner                                                                 $10.31   per hour
               Special Projects Cleaner                                                 $9.26   per hour
               Seasonal Groundsperson                                                   $9.26   per hour
               Bus Mechanic/Driver                                                     $13.68   per hour
               Bus Driver
                 a. Regular am/pm trips                                                $17.40   per hour
                 b. Special run (k, BOCES,private school)                              $17.40   per hour
                c. Extra-curricular (field trips, sp. Needs, (also summer) - 1st hr.   $23.25   per hour
                                                                           2nd hr.       N/A
               Bus Monitor                                                              $8.43   per hour
               Cook                                                                    $12.14   per hour
               Food Service Helper                                                      $8.12   per hour
               Transportation Secretary (competitive)                                  $14.00   per hour
               Automotive Mechanic Helper                                              $11.06   per hour
               Teaching Assistant                                                      $11.96   per hour

Rate for Bus Use
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the rate for use of school buses as $2.25
per mile, plus driver's wages of $23.25 per hour for the 2009-2010 school year.

Non-Resident Tuition Rates
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the following tuition rates for any non-
resident student admitted to the Trumansburg Central School District by the Superintendent, for the
2009-2010 school year:

           Grades K-6              $4,500
           Grades 7-12             $6,000

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn from the
Organizational Meeting. A motion was made by John White seconded by Peter Cooke at 7:58 p.m.
and passed by a vote of 5-0-0.
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REGULAR MEETING

Douglas Land called the meeting to order at 7:58 p.m.

AGENDA CHANGES
  7D.   Additional Instructional Appointments
  7M.   Approval of 06/17/09 Board of Education Minutes
  9A.   2009-2010 Board of Education Goals
  9B.   Discussion on Financial Management

CORRESPONDENCE
  • Maureen Shallish: Received a letter regarding the Guiding Teacher position that was
    abolished.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

   •   Appreciated the attendance at the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2009.
   •   Administration is moving forward with finalizing plans for the 2009-2010 school year.
   •   Construction Project Update

BUSINESS OFFICIAL’S REPORT:

   • Claims Auditor Report - No Comments
   • Treasurer’s Report – No Comments

PPS DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Approval of CSE and CPSE Recommendations
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE and CPSE recommendations, as
presented.

OPEN FORUM
None

NEW BUSINESS:

Approval of Leave of Absence
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence as presented.

                                        Est’d           Est’d Return
Name                  Position     Effective Date           Date          Reason
Aeriana                MS LOTE                                            Medical/Caregiving
Cederstrom             Teacher         09/02/09           10/09/09        Leave of Absence

Approval of Resignation
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the resignation as presented.
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Name                             Position               Effective Date       Reason
Cynthia Durbin      MS Library Media Specialist            07/01/09          Resignation

Approval of Regular Appointments/Designations
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the instructional appointments as presented.

INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS
                                                           Finger-    Step/     Grad   BS/MS
Name        Bldg    Position      Effective     Tenure      prints    Value      Hrs   Value   Total
Mary                  Social                    Social
Leonardo     ES       Worker        09/01/09    Worker     Cleared    45,823     60     400    49,223
Jane                 English                   English
Riggins      HS      Teacher        09/01/09     7-12      Cleared    39,780     36     400    41,980
Carrie                English                  English
Ost          HS       Teacher       09/01/09     7-12      Cleared    39,780     31     400    41,730
Todd                Special Ed                  Special
Robinson     MS       Teacher       09/01/09   Education   Cleared    39,780     30     400    41,680
                     Certified
Rebecca             Substitute
Cardina     ES/MS     Teacher       09/01/09      N/A        N/A       N/A      N/A     N/A    $86/day
                     Certified
Michele             Substitute
Kolodij      ES       Teacher       09/01/09      N/A        N/A       N/A      N/A     N/A    $86/day
                    Uncertified
                    Substitute
Cal Organ    HS       Teacher       09/01/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A     N/A    $75/day
                     Certified
Susan               Substitute
Tyczinski   MS/HS     Teacher       09/01/09      N/A        N/A       N/A      N/A     N/A    $86/day
Eileen                Special                   Special
Lange        HS      Education      09/01/09   Education   Cleared    49,844     39     400    52,194
                                                                                               41,680
                                                                                                (pro-
                     ELA 7-12                                                                   rated
Krystal             Long Term                                                                   2009-
Haranin      HS     Substitute      09/01/09   ELA 7-12    Cleared    39,780     30     400     2010)
Martha               Dean of
Hardesty     MS      Students       07/01/09      N/A      Cleared    56,351     36     400    64,956

Athletic Contest Admissions
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the admission rate for athletic contests as
$2.00 for adults and $1.00 for students for the 2009-2010 school year.

Authorization to Implement Check Imaging
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Trumansburg Central School
District implements the check imaging practices for school banks authorized pursuant to Section
99-b of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York. The image shall have both sides of
the canceled checks displayed and that such check images shall be considered the equivalent of
original canceled checks for purposes of record keeping and auditing requirements.

Authorization for Per Diem Meal Rate Reimbursement for Conferences
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Trumansburg Central School
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District hereby authorizes the per diem meal rate for 2009-2010 for conferences and travel up to
$50 per person.

Approval of Textbooks
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves new textbooks, as presented.

Approval of Rural Schools Association Membership
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves Rural Schools Association Membership for
2009-2010, as presented.

Authorization of 2009-2010 BOCES “Initial” AS-7 Contract
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Board President to sign the 2009-2010
BOCES “Initial” AS-7 Contract, as presented.

Surplus Property Bids
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby awards the following surplus property items to the
highest bidders, as listed.

                1996 Ford Winstar Van       Thomas Ferretti               $261.25
                Flat Bottom Boat 14’        Thomas Trenchard              $50.00

Storage Shed Bid
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby awards the storage shed base bid and alternate to
Countryside Building Material for a total amount of $14,985, as presented.

Approval of Minutes
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of 06/17/09, as presented.

POLICY
None

OLD BUSINESS

   •   2009-2010 Board Goals: Frank Rossi requested that a paper copy of the 2008-2009 Board
       Goals and the Draft 2009-2010 be given to each Board Member for discussion at the next
       Board Meeting.
   •   Discussion on Financial Management: Paula Hurley prefaced that we have moving forward
       with buying for the Capital Project and have spoken to Bernie Donnigan’s firm about the
       buying process and how we should move forward and have some concerns about some of
       the recommendations. Laura Bellis and Paula spoke about these concerns and Laura
       advised on a firm located Syracuse that she had used in the past. Laura and Paula are
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       looking at this other firm to make our financial business better and to have improved service
       that is at a lower cost to the district. Fiscal Advisors is the firm that TCSD is looking into.
       Laura Bellis gave a brief overview of the pros and cons to switching financial advisor firms.

Tentative Approval of Fiscal Advisors Financial Management Firm
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby gives tentative approval for the use the services of the
Fiscal Advisors Financial Management Firm, located in Syracuse, NY, pending advice of counsel as
not to breach our current contract, as presented.

BOARD FORUM

   •   Chris Mount thanked Board Members, Administrators and Supervisors for attending the
       commencement ceremony of the Class of 2009.
   •   Michael Hayden has one week under his belt.
   •   Douglas Land thanked Maureen Shallish for 4 years of wonderful commitment as Board of
       Education President.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:12 p.m., motioned by Peter Cooke, seconded by Frank Rossi with a vote of 5-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person

The meeting was reconvened at 10:21 p.m.

2009-2010 Board Calendar Alteration
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0: Upon
the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the Trumansburg
Central School District hereby approves the alteration to the 2009-2010 Board Calendar to add a
Special Board of Education Meeting on July 28, 2009 at 6:00 p.m., as presented.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by John White seconded by Frank Rossi at 10:26 p.m. and passed by a vote of
5-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,




                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
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A Special Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on
Wednesday, July 28, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Maureen Shallish Tina
Lincoln, District Clerk, called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

President Shallish Tina Lincoln led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
John White
Douglas Land
Peter Cooke
Frank Rossi
Jeffrey Williams
Cynthia Farina
Owen Senders (arrived @ 6:11 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
NONE

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official - ABSENT
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services - ABSENT
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal - ABSENT
Gary Astles, Middle School Principal - ABSENT
Christopher Mount, High School Principal - ABSENT

SUPERVISORS:
None

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
Free Press Representative, Deanna Sterling

ADMINISTRATION OF OATH

Administration of Oath of Office to New Board of Education Members
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board
member, Jeff Williams.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Elections of Board President
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, asked for nominations for the office of Board President: A motion was
made by John White for Douglas Land, seconded by Jeff Williams. A motion was made by Frank
Rossi for Maureen Shallish. The Board of Education was polled for the nomination of Douglas
Land as Board of Education President:

      John White          Yes
      Jeff Williams       Yes
      Frank Rossi         No
      Douglas Land        Yes
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      Cynthia Farina   Yes
      Peter Cooke      Yes
      Maureen Shallish No

The motion to elect Douglas Land as Board of Education President passed with a vote of 5-2-0.

Administration of Oath of Office to the Board of Education President
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board of
Education President, Douglas Land.

Elections of Board Vice President
Douglas Land, Board of Education President, asked for nominations for the office of Board Vice
President: A motion was made by Jeff Williams for John White, seconded by Peter Cooke. A
motion was made by Maureen Shallish for Frank Rossi. Discussion ensued. A motion was made
by Frank Rossi for Peter Cooke. The Board of Education was polled for the nomination of John
White as Board of Education Vice President:

      John White          Yes
      Jeff Williams       Yes
      Frank Rossi         No
      Douglas Land        Yes
      Cynthia Farina      No
      Peter Cooke         Yes
      Maureen Shallish    No

The motion to elect John White as Board of Education Vice President passed with a vote of 4-3-0.

Administration of Oath of Office to the Board of Education Vice President
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk, administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected Board of
Education Vice President, John White.

APPOINTMENT OF OFFICER

Deputy Treasurer
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of
7-0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Trumansburg Central
School District hereby appoints Maureen Shallish as Deputy Treasurer at a 2009-2010 rate of
$N/A for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education shall
adjourn to Executive Session at 6:17 p.m., motioned by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke
with a vote of 7-0-0 to discuss the following:

       Matters relating to the removal of a particular person

The meeting was reconvened at 6:52 p.m.

OLD BUSINESS

Approval of Termination - POSTPONED
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OPEN FORUM
NONE

POLICY

First Reading of the Amendment to Board Policy 1-3.2 (1-4.1 – REMOVED FROM AGENDA)
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Trumansburg Central School
District hereby accepts the first reading of the Amendment to Board Policy 1-3.2, as presented
amended.

Board Policy 1-3.2 will be on the agenda for a second reading and adoption at the Board of
Education Meeting scheduled for August 12, 2009.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Frank Rossi seconded by John White at 7:07 p.m. and passed by a vote of
7-0-0.

                     Respectfully submitted,




                     Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                     Board of Education
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                                                                               PAGE 1 OF 10


A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
August 12, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
John White
Douglas Land
Peter Cooke
Cynthia Farina
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
Jeffrey Williams
Frank Rossi

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Gary Astles, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS:
Terry Brummell

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
Ann Russell, Terry Brummell, Cathryn Sellers, David from the Ithaca Journal, Curt Synder and Mike
Finnigan from Crest Solar Power and Community Members, Steve Moolin (BDA) and Jim
Slavetskas (JS Consultants)

AGENDA CHANGES
4H. Updated description of Cleaner Positions
4I. Updated assignment for Extra-Curricular positions
4J. Addition of Leave of Absence
4K. Addition of Permanent Custodian Appointment
5B. Add Transportation Policy Committee discussion regarding Transportation Limits
5C. NYSERDA Grant Presentation
5D. Special Education Presentation
7A. New Root Charter School - removed
7B. Approval of Reduction of FTE Athletic Director Position
9A. Authorization for Appointment to Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Workers Compensation Plan for
     2009-2010 Year – removed
9J. Add Approval of Transportation Requests to New Roots Charter School
9K. OCM RIC Services to the District
11B. Change Second reading to First reading of the Policy
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         CONSENT AGENDA

         A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:

         Approval of Minutes
         BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
         Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the July 7,
         2009 meeting, as amended.

         Approval of Minutes
         BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
         Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the July 28,
         2009 meeting, as amended.

         Acceptance of the Class Activity Report (May 2009)
         Acceptance of the Class Activity Report (June 2009)
         Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (June 2009)

         Approval of CSE and CPSE Recommendations
         BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
         Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE and CPSE
         recommendations, as presented.

         Approval of Resignations
         BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
         Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the resignations, as
         presented.

         Name                            Position                  Effective Date       Reason
         John Testa               Athletic Director                   08/19/09          Resignation

         Appointments for Instructional Staff
         BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
         Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff
         appointments, contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                     Finger-   Step/    Grad   BS/MS
Name              Bldg      Position      Effective     Tenure       prints    Value    Hrs    Value     Total
Michele                      Special                    Special
SanFilippo         HS       Education      09/01/09    Education     Cleared   40,453    71      400    $44,403
                                                        English
Nicholas                                               Language
Johnston           HS      ELA Teacher     09/01/09      Arts        Cleared   41,798    44      400    $44,398

Amanda                                                    Art
Peloke             MS     Art Teacher      09/01/09    Education     Cleared   39,780    18      0      $40,680
                            Long Term
                              LOTE
                           Substitute                                                                   $86/day
Rochelle                  for Aeriana     09/02/09 –                                                    (2009-
Barry             MS       Cederstrom     10/08/2009     N/A         Cleared   39,780    39      400    2010)*
                          Uncertified
Carl                       Substitute                                                                    $75/day
Dorsogna        ES/MS        Teacher       08/12/09      N/A         Cleared     N/A     N/A     N/A   (2009-2010)
                          Uncertified
Kristine                   Substitute                                                                   $75/day
Davie          ES/MS/HS      Teacher       08/12/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A     N/A     N/A    (2009-2010)
       *Will be paid the amount listed    per day until he/she has worked 20 consecutive days. After 20 days
       his/her pay will be retroactive    to Step A plus other credits listed.
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           Appointments for Support Staff
           BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
           Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff
           appointments, contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                               Finger-
           Name               Bldg        Position            Effective         prints                 Total
                                                                                             $11.96/hr @ 6.5 hr @ 188
                                                                                                       days
                                           Teaching                                            MS = $400/Grad Hrs =
           Gail Brisson        ES         Assistant           09/01/09         Cleared                $4,800
                                          Substitute
           Mary Kelly          DW          Cleaner            08/12/09         Cleared       8.57/hr (2009-2010)
           Michael                        Substitute
           Bodgett             DW          Cleaner            08/12/09         Cleared       8.57/hr (2009-2010)

           Approval of Leave of Absence
           BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
           Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence, as
           presented.

                                                 Est’d Effective             Est’d Return
           Name                  Position              Date                      Date        Reason
                                    O&M
           Ed Enders            Maintenance             08/11/09               08/30/09      Medical LOA

           Approval of Payroll Clerk Permanent Appointment
           BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
           Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the permanent
           appointment of Amy Beckhorn as Payroll Clerk per Certification of Eligibles, effective July 30, 2009
           with no change in salary, as presented.

           Approval of Permanent Custodian Appointment
           Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
           Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the permanent appointment of Molly Covert
           as Custodian per Certification of Eligibles, effective June 19, 2009 with no change in salary, as
           presented.

           NEW BUSINESS

           Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
           BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
           Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff
           appointments, contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First       Last Name         Points     Step   Value         Assignment       Position
Name
Margaret    Allen                   11      2   $3,195.00     Coaching         Varsity Girls Soccer Coach
Susan       Borden                   1      4    $298.00      Non-Coaching     Class of 2012 Advisor
Neil        Clifford                12      8   $3,773.00     Coaching         Varsity Boys Cross Country Track Coach
Bryce       DeSantis                11     10   $3,547.00     Coaching         Varsity Girls Outdoor Track and Field Coach
Bryce       DeSantis                15     10   $4,837.00     Coaching         Varsity Girls Indoor Track Coach
Bryce       DeSantis                12     10   $3,869.00     Coaching         Varsity Girls Cross Country Coach
Lara        DeSantis                 9      8   $2,830.00     Coaching         JV Girls Soccer Coach
Michael     Flood                           2           N/A   Coaching         Varsity Boys Baseball Volunteer Coach
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Lawrence    Glanton                 15     10   $4,837.00   Coaching       Varsity Boys Indoor Track Coach
Lawrence    Glanton                 11     10      $4,837   Coaching       Varsity Girls Cross Country Spring Track
                                                $3,547.00                  Coach
Christine   Harding-Grosfelt       1.5      5     $454.00   Non-Coaching   High School Ski Club Co-Advisor
John        Hillman                  7      1   $2,005.00   Non-Coaching   7th Grade Team Leader
Jason       Hodge                   11      2   $3,195.00   Coaching       Varsity Boys Soccer Coach
Jason       Hodge                   10      3   $2,944.00   Coaching       JV Boys Baseball Coach
Angela      McLennan                12     10   $3,869.00   Coaching       Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach
Scott       Miller                  13      1   $3,724.00   Coaching       JV Boys Basketball Coach
Robert      Reakes                  10      7   $3,104.00   Coaching       Varsity Golf Coach
Jeffrey     Richards                15      1   $4,297.00   Coaching       Varsity Boys Basketball Coach
Matthew     Taves                   10      1   $2,864.00   Coaching       Varsity Tennis Coach
Marc        Vesci                  1.5      0    $424.00    Non-Coaching   High School Ski Club Co-Advisor
Scott       Voorhees                12     10   $3,869.00   Coaching       Varsity Boys Baseball Coach
Pat         Williams                14     10   $4,514.00   Coaching       Varsity Girls Cheerleading Coach
William     Begeal                   3      3    $883.50    Non-Coaching   Middle School Student Council Co-Advisor
William     Begeal                   7      1   $2,005.00   Non-Coaching   Science K-6 Program Coordinator
Lynn        Boruchowitz              1     10    $322.00    Non-Coaching   National Honor Society Advisor
Lynn        Boruchowitz              7     10   $2,257.00   Non-Coaching   Science 7-12 Program Coordinator
Julia       Butterfield              4      0   $1,130.00   Non-Coaching   Class of 2011 Advisor
Nancy       Compese                  7     10   $2,257.00   Non-Coaching   ELA 7-12 Program Coordinator
Nancy       Compese                  4      4   $1,194.00   Non-Coaching   Middle School Newspaper Co-Advisor
Mary        Duncan                   7      1   $2,005.00   Non-Coaching   Math 7-12 Program Coordinator
Rosa        Fernandez-Fraser         1      7    $310.00    Non-Coaching   Spanish Club Advisor
Rosa        Fernandez-Fraser         7      1   $2,005.00   Non-Coaching   LOTE Program Coordinator
Kara        FrostClapp               7      5   $2,117.00   Non-Coaching   Social Studies K-6 Program Coordinator
Kara        FrostClapp               7      5   $2,117.00   Non-Coaching   8th Grade Team Leader
Christine   Harding-Grosfelt         6      2   $1,743.00   Non-Coaching   Middle School Yearbook Co-Advisor
Sarah       Jones                    4      2   $1,162.00   Non-Coaching   Class of 2010 Advisor
Meredith    Kwiatkowski              7      8   $2,201.00   Non-Coaching   Social Studies 7-12 Program Coordinator
Lisa        Magee                    6      1   $1,719.00   Non-Coaching   Middle School Yearbook Co-Advisor
Robin       McColley                 7      1   $2,005.00   Non-Coaching   Physical Education and Health Program
                                                                           Coordinator
Karen       Murray                   1      1    $286.00    Non-Coaching   Class of 2012 Advisor
Ellen       Pennock                  7      0   $1,977.00   Non-Coaching   Art Department Program Coordinator
Lynne       Porter                   4      3   $1,178.00   Non-Coaching   Class of 2010 Advisor
Sarah       Priester                 5      4   $1,492.00   Non-Coaching   High School Drama Club Director/Advisor –
                                                                           Fall
Sarah       Priester                 5      4   $1,492.00   Non-Coaching   High School Musical Director
Nadine      Salib                    3      4    $895.00    Non-Coaching   Middle School Ski Club Advisor
Nadine      Salib                    3      3    $883.50    Non-Coaching   Middle School Student Council Co-Advisor
Darla       Sielaff                  4      1   $1,146.00   Non-Coaching   Class of 2011 Advisor
Laura       Stephens                 4      4   $1,194.00   Non-Coaching   Middle School Newspaper Co-Advisor
David       Wilcox                  10      8   $3,144.00   Non-Coaching   Middle School A-V Aide


            PRESENTATIONS

              •      Beardsley Design Construction Update/Presentation: Steve Moolin gave a brief update of
                     the progress of the Capital Project which included project schedule, construction progress
                     and schedule for the remainder of the summer.
              •      Transportation Policy Committee Update: Terry Brummell gave an overview of the
                     Transportation Committee’s conclusion to the current Transportation Limits and the move to
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       increase the grade level that is required to walk within a ½ mile or a 1 mile from school, as
       follows:
            o Students in Grades K-4 – one half (1/2) mile or more from school
            o Students in Grades 5-12 – one (1) mile or more from school
       Discussion ensued.

Amendment to Board Policy 5720: Transportation Limits
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby amends the Board Policy 5720 titled ‘Transportation
Limits’, as discussed.

   •   NYSERDA Grant Presentation: Curt Snyder from Crest Solar Power answered questions
       regarding the installation of solar power equipment through a grant from NYSERDA. This
       would be at no cost to the district and be fully funded by grant monies. Curt will return to the
       district tomorrow to get a better idea of TCSD’s needs. The facilities committee was asked
       to consider the pros and cons of applying for such a grant and was given permission by the
       board to authorize application for the grant if they felt it was advisable.
   •   Special Education Presentation: Cathryn Sellers presented the Board with Special
       Education concerns and the need for an additional Special Education teacher in the
       Elementary School. Cathryn will return in October to give another presentation to the
       Board.

Approval of Increase Special Education FTE
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure area of Special Education
Teacher by 1.0 FTE, as presented.

CORRESPONDENCE

   •   Letter from the New Roots Charter School: Requesting tuition payment from the school for
       students New Roots claims are enrolled there from Trumansburg. There was discussion
       about the concerns with communication between New Roots Charter School and TCSD
       regarding transportation, tuition, verification of enrollment and special education
       services/recommendations.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

   •   Paula Hurley requested that the Board consider whether the 1.0 FTE is necessary for the
       was looking for recommendations from the Board to reduce the Athletic Director Position,
       which is currently a 1.0 FTE, to .75 or less, contingent upon discussion with the TTA. Upon
       consideration, the Board approved the reduction of the 1.0 FTE Athletic Director position to
       .75 or less.

Approval of Reduction of FTE Athletic Director Position
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the reduction of the 1.0 FTE Athletic Director
position to .75 or less, contingent upon discussion with the TTA, as discussed.
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OPEN FORUM

Ann Russell spoke of her concerns with the danger in walking on Lake St to Route 96/Main St. She
also has concerns about the pond behind the High School contaminating surrounding ponds. Ann
thanked the Board and the Transportation Policy Committee for their work in resolving the
transportation limit concerns.

NEW BUSINESS – Cont’d

Petty Cash Funds Increase
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District authorizes a change in petty cash funds for the 2009-2010
school year as follows:

                         1.       Athletic Director                 $ 200
                         2.       School Lunch Program              $ 200

Maureen Shallish requested more information from Laura Bellis regarding the TCSD’s relationship
with the accounting side of the School Lunch Program, since it is a separate entity.

Transfer of Joanne Brown Book Endowment Funds – POSTPONED**
**   Laura Bellis will check to see if the account can be liquidated with the purchase of library books, marked with
      Joanne Brown’s name, and then close the account.

Appointment of Census Collectors
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Joan Organ and Cal Organ as Census
Collectors at a 2009-2010 rate of $10 each per hour for the 2009-2010 school year, as presented.

Disposal of Surplus (Non-Functional) Property
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 5-
0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby declares surplus (non-functional) property to be
disposed of accordingly, as presented.

Adoption of Tax Warrant/2009-2010 School Taxes
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby adopts the Tax Warrant and establishes the 2009-2010
School Tax Rate, as presented.

Tax Warrant to be Adopted:
 Hector: 20.0465
 Covert: 22.9102
 Enfield: 20.0465
 Ulysses: 20.0465

Cooperative Purchasing Resolution for School Year 2009-2010
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Whereas, the Cooperative Purchasing Service is a plan of a number of public school districts in the
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Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES Area in New York, to bid jointly equipment, supplies
and contract items, and

WHEREAS, The Trumansburg Central School District is desirous of participating with other districts
in the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES in the joint bidding of the items mentioned
above as authorized by General Municipal Law, Section 119-0, and

WHEREAS, The Trumansburg Central School wishes to appoint the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-
Otsego BOCES to advertise for bid, accept, tabulate bids and award bids on their behalf; therefore

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District hereby
appoints the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES to represent it in all matters relating
above, and designates the Evening Sun Newspaper as the legal publication for all Cooperative
Purchasing bid notifications, and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School
District authorizes the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES to represent it in all matters
leading up to the entering into a contract for the purchase of the above mentioned commodities,
and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School
District listed below agrees to (1) assume it equitable share of the costs of the Cooperative Bidding;
(2) abide by majority decisions of the participating districts; (3) abide by the Award of the BOCES
Board; (4) and that after the award of the bid it will conduct all negotiations directly with the
successful bidder(s).

Generic Resolution for School Year 2009-2010
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Whereas, it is a plan of a number of public school districts in the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-
Otsego BOCES Area in New York, to bid jointly equipment, supplies and contract items, and,

WHEREAS, The Trumansburg Central School District is desirous of participating with other districts
in the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES in the joint bidding of the items mentioned
above as authorized by General Municipal Law, Section 119-0, and

WHEREAS, The Trumansburg Central School wishes to appoint a committee made up of
participating schools to assume the responsibility for drafting of specifications, advertising for bids,
accepting and opening bids, tabulating bids and providing the information to their Board of
Education who will make the awards; therefore

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District hereby
appoints the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES to represent it in all matters relating
above, and designates the Evening Sun Newspaper as the legal publication for all Cooperative
Purchasing bid notifications, and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School
District authorizes the above committee to represent it in all matters leading up to the entering into a
contract for the purchase of the above mentioned items, and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School
District listed below agrees to (1) abide by majority decisions of the participating districts on quality
standards; (2) that it will award contracts based on information provided from the bid; (3) and that
after the award of the bid will conduct all negotiations directly with the successful bidder(s).
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Generic Resolution for School Year 2009-2010
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Whereas, it is a plan of a number of public school districts in the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-
Otsego BOCES Area in New York, to bid jointly Cafeteria supplies including but not limited to food
and paper items, and,

WHEREAS, The Trumansburg Central School District is desirous of participating with other districts
in the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES in the joint bidding of the items mentioned
above as authorized by General Municipal Law, Section 119-0, and

WHEREAS, The Trumansburg Central School wishes to appoint a committee made up of
participating schools to assume the responsibility for drafting of specifications, advertising for bids,
accepting and opening bids, tabulating bids and awarding bids and reporting the result to the
schools; therefore

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District hereby
appoints the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES to represent it in all matters relating
above, and designates the Evening Sun Newspaper as the legal publication for all Cooperative
Purchasing bid notifications, and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School
District authorizes the above committee to represent it in all matters leading up to the entering into a
contract for the purchase of the above mentioned commodities, and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School
District listed below agrees to (1) assume its equitable share of the costs of the Cooperative
Bidding; (2) abide by majority decisions of the participating districts on quality standards; (3) that it
will award contracts according to the recommendations of the committee; (4) and that after the
award of the bid it will conduct all negotiations directly with the successful bidder(s).

Approval of Transportation Requests to New Roots Charter School
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves transportation requests to the New Roots
Charter School, as presented.

OCM BOCES RIC Services to the District
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Whereas, the Board of Education of the Trumansburg School District desires to enter into up to a
60 month service contract with the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational
Services (hereafter referred to as OCM BOCES) in order for the Regional Information Center (RIC)
to furnish certain services to the District pursuant to Education Law 1950(4)(jj), those services being
but not limited to network printing services in CoSer 521, 562 and/or Co-Ser 620.

NOW, THEREFORE, it is

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the above School District agrees to enter into a
contract with the OCM BOCES for the provision of said services to the District not to exceed in total
over the life of this agreement the estimated annual payment for equipment and Regional
Information Center support of $41,772.00 plus overage charges incurred by the OCM BOCES on
behalf of the school district during the term of this contract. This amount may be amended with the
approval of both parties. Payments will be made as part of a regular annual BOCES contract for
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services. Further, this contract will be finalized by the Superintendent of the school district and is
subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Education for both this multi-year service agreement
and the OCM BOCES Document Services Agreement contract that will be entered into on behalf of
the school district at its request. This contract will be for a maximum period of 60 months
commencing on or about August 31, 2009.

OLD BUSINESS

2009-2010 Board Goals – POSTPONED TO 08/26/09

T-S-T Executive Committee Delegate Alternate
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for The
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Owen Senders, pending recommendation
authorization from the NYSED and TCSD, as the T-S-T Executive Committee Delegate Alternate at
a 2009-2010 rate of $ NA for the 2009-2010 school year.

POLICY

Second Reading and Adoption of the Amendment to Board Policy 1-3.2 – POSTPONED

First Reading and Adoption of the Policy Titled: Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities &
Conduct Off-Campus not in the Course of a School-Sponsored Activity
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the first reading and adoption of policy titled
‘Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities & Conduct Off-Campus not in the Course of a School-
Sponsored Activity’, as presented.

First Reading of Board Policy Titled: School Sponsored Trips
Be it resolved that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the first reading of the Board
Policy titled ‘School Sponsored Trips’, as presented.

Comments and/or changes should be e-mailed to Cynthia before the next Board Meeting,
scheduled for August 26, 2009.

Erie One BOCES Draft Policy Manual for TCSD
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 5-1-0
(Cynthia Farina Opposed): Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board
of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the second reading and
adoption of the Erie One BOCES Draft Policy Manual for TCSD, as presented.

BOARD FORUM

Chris Mount: Getting ready and is looking forward to opening school. Mr. Mount requested a copy
of the Draft Policy Manual.

Michael Hayden: Anxious to begin school and meet the students.

Jean Wiggins: Ready to send out summer letters tomorrow and is excited about the opening of
school.
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David Kehoe: Preparing to launch clean data using the new student management system,
SchoolTool.

Laura Bellis: Showed the Board a visual of the ‘back to school’ package that Terry Brummell will
provide to students at the beginning of the school year.

Maureen Shallish: Inquired about who our new Title IV Coordinator would be when John Testa
leaves. Paula Hurley said that it would be shifted to an administrator, but it has not been determine
whom it would be.

Interim Title IX Coordinator
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Paula Hurley as Interim Title IX Coordinator
for the 2009-2010 school year, as present.

Maureen Shallish: Requested a copy of the contract with Ron Finch that was approved on
07/07/09. Laura Bellis and Paula Hurley explained that it was not necessary for the Board to
authorize the contract since the resolution that was passed on 07/07/09 because the resolution only
appointed Ron Finch as the Internal Auditor, Paula Hurley has the authority to authorize the
contract. Requested a copy of the contract for Ron Finch, Internal Auditor, to be attached if that is
what the motion said. Discussion ensued between Maureen Shallish, Laura Bellis and Paula
Hurley regarding the motion to approve TCSD’s contract with Ron Finch. It was determined that
Paula Hurley has the authority to authorize the contract without Board action.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education shall
adjourn to Executive Session at 10:00 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina
with a vote of 5-0-0 to discuss the following:

       Discussion regarding proposed and current litigation
       Matters relating to collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 (Taylor Law) of the Civil Law

The meeting was reconvened at 10:39 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina seconded by John White at 10:40 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 5-0-0.


                      Respectfully submitted,




                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
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A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
August 26, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
John White
Douglas Land
Peter Cooke
Cynthia Farina
Owen Senders
Jeffrey Williams
Frank Rossi (Arrived at 7:02 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
NONE

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official - ABSENT
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal (Arrived at 7:03 p.m.)
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS:
NONE

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
NONE

AGENDA CHANGES
  6A.   NYSERDA Grant (Solar Power) and Energy Saving Alternatives
  6B.   Update on the Capital Project
  6C.   H1N1 Immunization Program at TCSD

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the amendments to the
minutes of the July 7, 2009 meeting, as presented.

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the August
12, 2009 meeting, as presented.
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Acceptance of the Claims Auditor Report (June and July)

Approval of CSE and CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE and CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

Approval of Leave of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence, as
presented.

                                        Est’d Effective        Est’d Return
Name                       Position           Date                 Date          Reason
Robert Vann                Bus Driver       09/02/09             10/16/09        Medical LOA

Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                           Finger-     Step/    Grad   BS/MS
Name        Bldg    Position      Effective      Tenure     prints     Value     Hrs   Value    Total
                      Phys Ed
                      LTS for                                                                  $86/day
Joelle                Rebecca      09/02/09 –                                                  (2009-
Horton         MS      Dann         06/30/10        N/A     Cleared    39,780   N/A     N/A    2010)*
                  Special Ed
                    LTS for                                                                    $75/day
Carl                Melissa     09/02/09 –                                                      (2009-
Dorsogna    MS      Bryant       01/29/10      N/A       Cleared     39,780   1,500     400     2010)*
*Will be paid the amount listed per day until he/she has worked 20 consecutive days.   After 20 days
his/her pay will be retroactive to Step A plus other credits listed.


Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                           Finger-
Name                Bldg        Position     Effective      prints                Total
Thomas                         Substitute
Trenchard            DW         Cleaner         08/17/09   Cleared     $8.57/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                              Food Service                             8.12/hr @ 4 hrs/day @ 185 days
Pamela Welin         HS          Helper         09/1/09    Cleared               (2009-2010)
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NEW BUSINESS

Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff (This item was removed from Consent Agenda)
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff, contingent upon
the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name      Last Name         Position                       Points   Step   Value       Assignment
Barry           Obergefell        Color Guard Advisor                 4      2      $1,162   Non-Coaching
Todd            Robinson          JV Girls Soccer Coach               9      0      $2,542   Coaching
Bob             Furst             JV Football Coach                  11      6      $3,371   Coaching
Mark            Baxendell         Modified Boys Soccer Coach          7      4      $2,089   Coaching
John            Dunlap            Varsity Boys Football Coach        13     10      $4,192   Coaching
M. Anthony      Ouckama           JV Boys Soccer Coach                9      0      $2,542   Coaching
Russell         Peterson          JV Football Coach                  11      3      $3,239   Coaching
Tom             Gunningsmith      Varsity Football Coach             11      9      $3,503   Coaching


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff was removed from the consent agenda to resolve questions
regarding two appointments (one on 08/12/09 and one on 08/26/09) made to the JV Girls Soccer
Coach position. Lara DeSantis has unofficially resigned from the JV Girls Soccer coaching position.
The official resignation will be brought to the Board when it is received.

CORRESPONDENCE
NONE

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

          •   NYSERDA Grant (Solar Power) and Energy Saving Alternatives: We have met over the
              last couple of weeks with experts in the field of solar power. Lanny Joyce from Cornell
              University spoke with John White, Douglas Land, Michael Babcock and Paula Hurley via
              speaker phone concerning solar power. Cornell University is applying for two of the
              same NYSERDA grants that our district has applied for. Paula also spoke to Stacey
              Murphy with Tompkins County Community Action (TCCA). She is in the weatherization
              component of TCCA and is very interested in the grant that we applied for through
              NYSERDA. If TCSD were to be awarded the grant, she and her internees would like to
              come and partake in the installation of the project and work with students in terms of
              monitoring the usage and the energy gains that we receive from it. The NYSERDA grant
              was completed on time and hand delivered to Albany. There will be a 6-8 week lapse in
              time before we know the status of the award; realistically it may be 12-14 weeks.
                  o Frank Rossi: Inquired whether the discussion with Lanny Joyce was about the
                      grant or the benefits of the product. Paula Hurley said that Lanny spoke about
                      both and more. He was very informative about his opinions on and knowledge
                      about solar power and on energy conservation. Lanny is more than willing to
                      come to speak to the district about ways to conserve power as well as the
                      benefits of solar power.
                  o Douglas Land is very enthusiastic about what it would do for the students as far
                      as the learning process and focusing them on energy conservation and
                      renewable energy, which will allow them to look at other reliable energy sources.
                      Douglas brought a copy of the September 2009 National Geographic which
                      contains an article on the feasibility of photovoltaic panels as a renewable energy
                      source.
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              o    Cynthia Farina: Inquired how big the system is, where it will be installed and how
                   much energy it will save. Paula Hurley estimates a 25 kilowatt savings and the
                   recommendation is to put it on top of the Middle School roof, which is the newest
                   roof with a 15 year warranty. Cynthia inquired what portion of the Middle School
                   will be energized with 25 kilowatts. Cynthia is concerned about the cost of the
                   structure to maintain.
               o Jeff Williams: Stated that the warranty for the roof could be null and void with the
                   solar power structure attached to it. Should we receive the grant, we will contact
                   our insurer before installing anything on the roof.
               o John White: Mentioned that Lanny Joyce felt that with all the competition for the
                   NYSERDA Grant and the limited amount of grant money, our chances of being
                   awarded the grant are very slim.
               o Frank Rossi: Has had discussions with Lanny about conserving energy and was
                   given simple solutions to reduce energy cost; i.e. unplugging the printers for the
                   weekend. Frank urges the Board to take Lanny up on his offer to speak with the
                   district about energy conservation.
       •   Update on the Capital Project: We are moving ahead and will be down to the wire in
           terms of getting the High School and Middle School back into their offices by the opening
           of school on September 8th. The concrete has been poured on both sides of the
           elementary school. The Middle School side of the Elementary School entrances may be
           the only one open on the first day of school, but there are other entrances to
           accommodate entering the building.
               o Maureen Shallish: Asked about the single point of entrance. Paula Hurley said
                   that single point of entrance may not be in effect the first week that school is
                   open.
               o John White: Questioned if the contractors will be penalty bound if they are not
                   finished within a certain time frame. Paula Hurley said that may be a possibility
                   of that in the contract. The architect has been looking into those details.
               o Frank Rossi: Inquired why the project is behind. Paula Hurley said that there
                   are numerous reasons why the project is behind schedule.
               o Douglas Land: Is concerned that we may have a repeat of this delay next
                   summer.
       •   H1N1 Immunization Program at TCSD: Paula Hurley would like to look at TCSD
           housing a H1N1 immunization program within our district, if the Board is willing to
           consider it, based on the determination of the State Health Department. The district
           currently offers the flu vaccine to employees yearly.

H1N1 Immunization Program at TCSD
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Superintendent to take the steps
necessary to implement a H1N1 immunization program at TCSD, if the possibility arises, as
determined by the State Health Department.

OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

2009-2010 School Calendar Alteration
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the alteration to the 2009-2010 School
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Calendar to remove February 2, 2010 as a designated Superintendent’s Conference Day and
revise the calendar to designate February 2, 2010 as a regularly scheduled school day for grades
K-12 (Attachment #1), as presented.

Approval of Increase of Teacher Aides 2.0 FTE
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the increase in Teacher Aides by 2.0 FTE,
as presented.

OLD BUSINESS

   •   2009-2010 Board Goals: There was discussion and revisions made to 2009-2010 Board
       Goals. The goals will be revised and presented for adoption at the September 2, 2009
       Board Meeting.
   •   Board Retreat: Douglas Land will be looking into NYSSBA’s Board Retreat Facilitators for
       the next Board Retreat. She will be compiling the cost and sending out requests for dates
       that work best for board members. Frank Rossi would like to reevaluate how the Board is
       doing in meeting their retreat goals by checking in with each other on a regular basis after
       the retreat is complete. Douglas Land suggested that board members fill out a 5 point
       check list at the end of each Board Meeting to evaluate how the meeting went. Maureen
       Shallish suggested it be discussed at the Board Retreat.

POLICY

Second Reading and Adoption of Board Policy Titled: ‘School Sponsored Trips’
After considerable discussion, a motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and
passed with a vote of 7-0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby adopts the second reading
of the Board Policy titled ‘School Sponsored Trips’, with changes.

BOARD FORUM

Jean Wiggins: The Elementary School Main Office will be moving out of the Library and back to the
original main office area this week. Mike Babcock’s staff has done a wonderful job getting the
building ready for the opening of school, despite the construction.

Michael Hayden: The Middle School has moved out of the High School and back into the Middle
School Library. Michael wanted to recognize publicly, David Wilcox and the rest of Mike Babcock’s
staff for getting the building in such good shape, despite the construction, for the opening of school.
Teachers have been very flexible this summer and are very anxious to get back in the building.

Chris Mount: Is not sure what the location of the Main Office will be for the beginning of the school
year. There are plans in place in case of construction delays. Mr. Mount shared with the board that
Matt Taves has been hired to replace John Testa as the new Athletic Director hired at .75 FTE.
Matt Taves will be located in the High School main office.

Maureen Shallish: Wanted to know how many applicants applied for the Athletic Director position
and if the job was posted. Paula Hurley said the school posted the Athletic Director position
immediately after receiving notice from John Testa that he was resigning. There were five certified
candidates, of which 2 withdrew their application when they were told the position was a .75 FTE.

Cynthia Farina: Asked about the Chris Bond Fest that was held today and where the monies raised
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through fundraising goes from this event? Paula Hurley made the board aware that neither herself
nor Chris Mount were aware that 14 schools would be on campus for Chris Bond Fest until
yesterday, due to failure to follow procedures by the event coordinators. Last year there was a
similar situation with this event. While the district certainly supports these events, which is why it
was approved and happened as planned today, procedures need to be followed. Chris Mount met
with organizers last night to ensure that the event happened as planned today. Expectations have
been clearly outlined again this year and will be followed next year. Since there is not a Building
Use Form or a Fundraising Form that was submitted by the event coordinators/coaches, Mr. Mount
is not able at this point to share where the monies for this fundraiser will be going at this time.
Maureen Shallish is concerned about the mandatory fundraising that is happening. Cynthia is also
concerned about mandatory things that are being required from students during pre-season. Paula
Hurley said that this issue should be referred to Matt Taves to address.

David Kehoe: Will be launching the new student management system, SchoolTool for the 2009-
2010 school year. Staff training will begin on September 2nd and 3rd. Paula Hurley brought to the
Board’s attention all of the work that Mr. Kehoe has done to launch the new student management
system.

Maureen Shallish: Inquired what the status of Owen Sender’s appointment to the TST Delegate
Alternative, since it was contingent upon approval by NYSED and TCSD. No determination has
been made either way yet, per Paula Hurley. Maureen also inquired about the Title IV position and
who would be filling it permanently. Paula Hurley will be recommending Matt Taves, once he is
acclimated in his new position. Maureen is also awaiting information from Laura Bellis regarding
the Joanne Brown Book Endowment Fund and the Petty Cash increase for Food Service, which
was requested at the August 12, 2009 Board Meeting.

Frank Rossi: Mentioned that he had been contacted about concerns of neighbors that our school
pond may be contaminating their ponds which ar downhill from ours. Frank will question colleagues
at Cornell who are expert in issues of pond maintenance.

Douglas Land: Put in a plug for the Program on School Lunch presented by Deb Bush and Jean
Wiggins on September 11, 2009 at the Trumansburg Firehouse.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:10 p.m., motioned by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White with a vote of 7-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Matters relating to collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 (Taylor Law) of the Civil
       Service Law
       Matters relating to the discipline and suspension of a particular person
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ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina seconded by Frank Rossi at 9:50 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 7-0-0.

                     Respectfully submitted,




                     Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                     Board of Education
                                                                  BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                            SEPTEMBER 2, 2009
                                                                                  PAGE 1 OF 5


A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
September 2, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
Frank Rossi
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
Jeffrey Williams
Peter Cooke
John White

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal (Arrived at 7:02 p.m.)

SUPERVISORS:
NONE

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
Press Representative

AGENDA CHANGES
  4C.   Additional Leave of Absence
  4E.   Additional Support Staff Appointment
  4G.   Approval of Resignations
  6A.   Black Locust Initiative
  8A.   Authorization to Open a Super Saver Account with Tompkins Trust Company
  8B.   Textbook Approval

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the amendments to the
minutes of the August 26, 2009 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (July 2009)
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Approval of Leave of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence, as
presented.

                                      Est’d Effective       Est’d Return
Name                    Position            Date                Date           Reason
                       MS Special
                        Education
Erin Kaplan              Teacher             09/02/09          10/15/09        FMLA LOA
                       Maintenance
Edward Enders             Worker             08/31/09          09/21/09        Medical LOA


Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                          Finger-    Step/     Grad    BS/MS
Name       Bldg    Position      Effective     Tenure      prints    Value      Hrs    Value    Total
                    Spec Ed
                    Teacher
                   replacing
Megan              Margaret                    Special
Johnston      MS     Allen        09/01/09    Education   Cleared     40,453   3,300      400   $44,153
                    Spec Ed
                    Teacher
                   replacing
Martille            Martha                     Special
Nohle         HS   Hardesty       09/01/09    Education   Cleared     40,453   1,800      400   $42,653

                   Spec Ed LTS                                                                  $86/day
Gretchen            for Erin                                                                    (2009-
Marion        MS     Kaplan       09/02/09       N/A      Cleared     39,780   N/A        N/A   2010)*

                   Elem Ed LTS                                                                  $86/day
Karen              for Ashley                                                                    (2009-
Randle        ES     Poland       09/02/09       N/A      Cleared     39,780   N/A        N/A    2010)*
                                                                                                $33,374
                                                                                                  (.75
                                                                                                  FTE
Matthew             Athletic                                                                     2009-
Taves         DW    Director      09/02/09       N/A      Cleared     40,453   N/A        N/A    2010)
                   Physical Ed
                     LTS for                                                                    $86/day
Gregory              Julian                                                                     (2009-
Teeter        ES      Munoz       09/02/09       N/A      Cleared     39,780   1,200      400   2010)*

                  Uncertified                                                                  $75/day
Alicia            Substitute                                                                    (2009-
Cardina     ES      Teacher      09/02/09       N/A       Cleared      N/A     N/A      N/A     2010)
*Will be paid the amount listed per day until he/she has worked 20 consecutive days.   After 20 days
his/her pay will be retroactive to Step A plus other credits listed.
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Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                            Finger-
Name               Bldg          Position      Effective     prints                   Total
Michael                          Substitute                                $7.92/hr as worked (2009-
Ouckama          ES/MS/HS       Teacher Aide   09/02/09     Cleared                   2010)
Janice                           Teaching                                  $11.96/hr @ 6.5 hrs/day @
Brunner             ES           Assistant     09/01/09     Cleared           188 days (2009-2010)
                                                                            $8.41/hr @ 6.5 hrs/day @
Debra Fink          MS          Teacher Aide   09/01/09     Cleared           188 days (2009-2010)

Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name      Last Name          Position                     Points      Step   Value          Assignment
Janice          Beckley            6th Grade Team Leader              7       0       $1,977      Non-Coaching
Margaret        Knobloch           Drug Quiz Advisor                  3       1            $859   Non-Coaching
Joelle          Horton             JV Volleyball Coach                10      0       $2,824      Coaching


Approval of Resignations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the resignations, as
presented.

Name                               Position                Effective Date          Reason
Susan Racher                    Teaching Assistant             09/01/09            Resignation
                            Extra Curricular Coaching
                           Assignment – JV Girls Soccer
Lara DeSantis                         Coach                    07/24/09            Resignation


CORRESPONDENCE
NONE

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

   •     Black Locust Initiative: David Gell provided Paula Hurley with a copy of a summary of the
         Black Locust Initiative to share with the Board of Education.

OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

Authorization to Open a Super Saver Account with Tompkins Trust Company
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the District Treasurer to open a Super
Saver account with Tompkins Trust Company for the purpose of the BAN Proceeds (Account #19-
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202-001008), as presented.

There was discussion regarding the recent upgrade of the Trumansburg Central School District’s
credit rating from an “A” to an “A+”.

Approval of the Zoology Textbook
After considerable discussion, a motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Maureen Shallish
and passed with a vote of 4-0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Zoology
Textbook, as presented.

The Board requested that in the future textbooks be presented to them, along with the teacher
evaluation, in time to review prior to the meeting at which they are to be approved.

OLD BUSINESS

Adoption of 2009-2010 Board of Education Goals
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby adopts the 2009-2010 Board of Education Goals, as
amended.

Board of Education Retreat
Douglas Land contacted Barry Entwistle, Director of Leadership Development at NYSSBA,
regarding the possibility of their conducting a Board Retreat. Barry recommended Marilyn Morely,
Morey Leadership Development Manager, as a facilitator, and a tentative date of October 21st from
5-9 PM was set, in place of the regularly scheduled Board Meeting. Marilyn called Douglas Land to
discuss the purpose of the retreat. It was agreed that board development and improvement of
governance were the desired outcomes. Marilyn forwarded a Governance Team Procedures
Assessment form and a menu of the possible Learning Objectives and related exercises she could
make available to the board. The Board was asked to fill out the Assessment and indicate the
specific Learning Objectives each board member would like to see addressed in the retreat. Our
completed anonymous responses will be returned to Tina who will forward them to Marilyn at
NYSSBA for her use in planning the retreat. The location of the retreat (preferably local) will be
determined in the near future.

POLICY
NONE

BOARD FORUM

Owen Senders: Informed the board that the Umbrella tree in front of the Middle School, which has
been treasured by generations of Trumansburg students, has died. Frank Rossi sent samples from
the tree to be tested at both Rutgers University and Cornell. Arborists at both Universities
concurred that the problem is that the graft of the tree has gone bad and nutrients can no longer
reach the limbs of the tree. Owen felt that the community should be notified of the loss of the tree,
a popular school landmark, as the tree will have to be removed. Paula Hurley recommended that
an article on the history of the tree be featured in the newspaper. We discussed the possibility of
carving a bench or statue from the trunk of the tree. Owen was asked to request that the High
School Student Council develop a commemoration ceremony of some sort for the tree.

Frank Rossi: Attended Freshman Orientation and reported that some parents were disappointed
that sections of the building were not accessible during orientation. Many were pleased to hear that
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Matt Taves has been hired as the new Athletic Director. Paula noted that she has invited Matt to
attend the September 16th Board Meeting.

Maureen Shallish: Sent Paula an e-mail from Bill Kappel who was on the initial committee to
develop and maintain the pond that is on school grounds. Bill has a wealth of information collected
from his work on the original pond committee.

Douglas Land: None

Laura Bellis: Called Mary Proctor, President of the Elementary School PTO, regarding the
resolution of the Joanne Brown Endowment Funds. Mary will get together with Michele Kolodij and
Jean Wiggins to decide how to disperse the funds. She also reminded us that tax bills have been
sent out.

David Kehoe: First day of SchoolTool training for staff is complete and went well.

Chris Mount: Enjoyed a busy, but successful first day of school. Matt Taves is doing a very nice
job in his new position as Athletic Director.

Jean Wiggins: Great day with the teachers all back at school. Kindergarten open house is
tomorrow evening and the Elementary School is still enrolling students!

Michael Hayden: Exhausting and rewarding opening day.

Tina Lincoln will e-mail the Board and Administrators opening day enrollment.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina seconded by Frank Rossi at 8:53 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 4-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,




                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                               BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                         SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
                                                                               PAGE 1 OF 5


A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
September 16, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting
to order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
Jeffrey Williams
Peter Cooke
John White
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
Frank Rossi

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS:
Michael Babcock, Matthew Taves

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
Press Representatives, Gordon Bonnet

AGENDA CHANGES
  4F.   Additional Support Staff Appointment
  8B.   Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (August 2009)
  10A.  Nomination and Election of Board Officers discussion - POSTPONED


CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the amendments to the
minutes of the September 2, 2009 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of Claims Auditor Report (August 2009)
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                                                                                   SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
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Approval of CSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE recommendations,
as presented.

Approval of Resignation
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the resignation, as
presented.

Name                               Position                     Effective Date      Reason
Nathan Weidman                     Cleaner                         09/18/09         Resignation


Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                   Finger-       Step/   Grad     BS/MS
Name             Bldg      Position      Effective    Tenure        prints       Value    Hrs     Value    Total
                           Certified                                                                       $86/day
Ashley                     Substitute                                                                      (2009-
Blank            ES/MS      Teacher        09/16/09       N/A      Cleared        N/A    N/A        BS      2010)
                           Uncertified                                                                     $75/day
Tracy                      Substitute                                                                      (2009-
Voorheis         ES/MS       Teacher       09/16/09       N/A      Cleared        N/A    N/A      BS/MAE    2010)
                           Uncertified                                                                     $75/day
                           Substitute                                                                      (2009-
Adriel Shea      MS/HS       Teacher       09/16/09       N/A      Cleared        N/A    N/A        BS      2010)
                           Certified                                                                       $86/day
Thomas                     Substitute                                                                      (2009-
Tripp            MS/HS      Teacher        09/16/09       N/A      Cleared        N/A    N/A      BA/MSE    2010)
                           Certified                                                                       $86/day
Tanya                      Substitute                                                                      (2009-
Kszystyniak    ES/MS/HS     Teacher        09/16/09       N/A      Cleared        N/A    N/A        BA      2010)
                           Uncertified                                                                     $75/day
Angela                     Substitute                                                                      (2009-
McGregor         ES/MS       Teacher       09/16/09       N/A      Cleared        N/A    N/A      BA/MA     2010)
                         Uncertified                                                                       $75/day
Parker                   Substitute                                                                        (2009-
Melvin         MS/HS       Teacher     09/16/09       N/A    Cleared     N/A     N/A BS/MBA                 2010)
*Will be paid the amount listed per day until he/she has worked 20 consecutive days. After 20 days
his/her pay will be retroactive to Step A plus other credits listed.


Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                            Finger-
Name               Bldg        Position       Effective     prints                       Total
                              Substitute
                                School                                     $8.41/hr as worked (2009-2010) –
Debra Fink         Trans       Monitor         09/16/09     Cleared           Not to exceed 1.5 hrs/day
                              Substitute
                                School                                     $8.41/hr as worked (2009-2010) –
Donna Fein         Trans       Monitor         09/16/09     Cleared           Not to exceed 1.5 hrs/day
                              Substitute                                   $9.26/hr as worked (2009-2010) –
Mary Woodard       Trans       Courier         09/14/09     Cleared             Not to exceed 3 hrs/day
Donna                         Substitute                                   $9.26/hr as worked (2009-2010) –
VanEtten           Trans       Courier         09/14/09     Cleared             Not to exceed 3 hrs/day
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Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name    Last Name     Position                                Points   Step   Value    Assignment
Dawn          Kucerak       SADD Club Advisor                           6      5    $1,815   Non-Coaching
James         Perkins       Technology Program Coordinator              7      1    $2,005   Non-Coaching
James         Perkins       High School AV Aide/Coordinator            11     10    $3,547   Non-Coaching
Gayla         Miller        4th Grade Team Leader                       7      8    $2,201   Non-Coaching
Colleen       Civiletto     Co-ES Student Council Advisor               2     10     $645    Non-Coaching
Gayla         Miller        Co-ES Student Council Advisor               2     10     $645    Non-Coaching
Michael       Naylor        Elementary School AV Aide/Coordinator       4      0    $1,130   Non-Coaching


CORRESPONDENCE

   •      Letter from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority confirming receipt
          of the proposal submitted by Trumansburg Central School District
   •      Ratings Direct Report


SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

   •  Elementary School Ramp #2: Ramp #2 at the Elementary School will be removed during off
      hours and re-poured. There is a temporary single point of entry at the Elementary School
      loading dock until the ramp is ready to use.
   • Flu Season – H1N1 Update: Paula Hurley updated the Board on the first of many
      presentations that was given today by the Tompkins County Health Department regarding
      the H1N1 and flu season. The presenter gave the group websites with helpful information
      and has planned for additional trainings on the topic. Our school nurses will need to begin
      electronically recording excuses for all absences for the NYS Health Department. Tompkins
      County Health Department will be running free vaccination clinics within school districts.
      The vaccinations are expected to be available in the beginning of October. The district will
      arrange the date(s) of the clinic with the Tompkins County Health Department and make the
      information available to parents. There will be information available through the Tompkins
      County Health Department regarding the three phases of vaccination.
   • Introduction of Matthew Taves, new Athletic Director: The Athletic Department and the IAC
      Board is being pro-active to the H1N1 policy by looking into introducing a ‘no handshaking
      clause’ and finding different ways for teams to congratulate each other after an athletic
      competition.
          • Mike Hayden had opening day events for the first day of school with students and
              staff at the Middle School, which included hand-shaking and greeting activities.
              Students were offered hand sanitizer afterward and allowed the opportunity to wash
              their hands. Staff will continue to urge students to wash their hands as well as using
              hand sanitizer, since hand sanitizer does not replace hand washing.
          • Cynthia Farina inquired how the re-alignment of athletic opponents was arranged.
   • 2009-2010 Enrollment: Enrollment is down in comparison to student number from the 2008-
      2009 school year. Chris Mount is concerned with the drop in the number of students
      attending the vocational programs at BOCES; a drop from 76 students in 2008-2009 to 40
      students for the 2009-2010 school year.
    •    Vacation: Paula Hurley will be out of the office from 09/17/09 – 09/23/09.
                                                                  BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                            SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
                                                                                  PAGE 4 OF 5


OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

Annual Professional Performance Review – The TTA and the District are finalizing a new evaluation
process for tenured and non-tenured teachers. A Memorandum of Understanding with the TTA is
being created for this change in procedure. Gordon Bonnet spoke about the focus of this new
evaluation process.

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (August 2009)

OLD BUSINESS

Board of Education Retreat – Douglas Land has confirmed the date of the Board retreat as October
21st from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Melvin Room, located in the Ulysses Library. There is no cost
to use this facility. Barry Entwistle, Director of Leadership Development at NYSSBA, will be the
facilitator. Cynthia Farina would like NYSSBA to build the menu for the evening, based on the
Board’s responses to their questionnaire.

Pond Update – Mr. Babcock will be working with Bill Kappel and Frank Rossi to look at the history
of the Storm Water Retention Area (SWRA) and look into solutions on how we should maintain it.

POLICY

Nomination and Election of Board Officers discussion - POSTPONED

BOARD FORUM

Owen Senders: Owen pointed out a textbook that is being used in the High School that has several
factual errors and uses incorrect terms, etc. The Board suggested Owen speak with the teacher,
Mr. Mount and Mrs. Hurley, following the chain of command, before bringing the issue before the
Board.

Jeff Williams: Received a call today from someone that was concerned about the cars parked at
the entrance of the High School, which are blocking visibility on Main Street to cars exiting the
campus. Mr. Mount will speak with Tom Ferretti, Chief of Police, for suggestions.

Douglas Land: Was contacted by a group of Trumansburg Alumni that would like to have a picture
taken in front of the Camperdown Elm Tree or have some sort of commemoration involvement
before the removal of the tree.

Chris Mount: The first annual Battle for the Paddle between T-Burg and Lansing is this Friday night
at 7:00 p.m. under the lights. Matt Taves is planning on having the pep band, students singing the
National Anthem, our mascot will be out and half time events are planned. Staff and students have
been flexible with the construction limitations and new phone system and are patiently waiting for
the announcement system and bells to work again.

Michael Hayden: Student and staff picture day is tomorrow and Open House will be on Thursday
night. It was a great opening day for students. Students have been moving to and from class
smoothly without a bell system. On September 29th there will be a guest artist coming to
Trumansburg to work with band students, in conjunction with South Seneca. On September 30th at
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7:00 p.m. our guest artist will be doing a performance, accompanied by Mr. Hayden in percussion.
It is still to be decided whether the concert will be at South Seneca or Trumansburg.

Jean Wiggins: Opening day at the Elementary School for students was great. There was Open
House on Tuesday night for grades 1-4. Pre-K started classes this week and the ES is happy to
have them in the building. Tomorrow is Constitution Day and there will be an assembly in the
auditorium at 2:00 p.m. There was a community gardening panel last week that went very well.
The audience had great knowledge of the subject and is willing to help out with the project. Deb
Bush was also a part of the panel. The group is interested in applying for a grant to provide a food
educator in the school system. This person would be connected to the gardening piece and would
provide health education for students.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education shall
adjourn to Executive Session at 8:49 p.m., motioned by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White
with a vote of 6-0-0 to discuss the following:

       Information relating to a current investigation of a criminal offense which would imperil
       effective law enforcement is disclosed
       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person

The meeting was reconvened at 9:10 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Maureen Shallish seconded by John White at 9:10 p.m. and passed by a
vote of 6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,




                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                                    BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                OCTOBER 7, 2009
                                                                                    PAGE 1 OF 6


A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
October 7, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education shall
adjourn to Executive Session at 7:01 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams with
a vote of 6-0-0 to discuss the following:

       Matters relating to collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 (Taylor Law) of the Civil Law

The meeting was reconvened at 7:39 p.m.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
Douglas Land
Frank Rossi
Jeffrey Williams
Peter Cooke
John White
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
Cynthia Farina

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS:
NONE

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
Gordon Bonnet, David Durrett (News Reporter), Ann Russell

AGENDA CHANGES
  4C.   Additional Leave of Absence
  9I.   NYSSBA – Amendments and Rebuttals to Proposed Resolutions
  5A.   Special Education Presentation - POSTPONED
  9J.   Tenure Appointment for Michael Flood
  9K.   Tenure Appointment for Alana Bowers

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
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Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the
September 16, 2009 meeting, as presented.

Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

Approval of Leaves of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leaves of absence, as
presented.

                                                                     Est’d Return
Name                         Position     Est’d Effective Date           Date            Reason
                           Maintenance
Ed Enders                     Worker           09/21/09                10/30/09          Medical LOA
                             Special
                            Education
Erin Kaplan               Teacher (MS)         10/15/09                11/20/09          Leave of Absence


Acceptance of Resignation
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby acceptance the resignation, as
presented.

Name                                 Position                    Effective Date        Reason
Marcy Little                   LOTE/French Teacher                  10/22/09           Resignation


Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                   Finger-     Step/    Grad   BS/MS
Name            Bldg          Position      Effective   Tenure     prints      Value    Hrs    Value      Total
                             Certified                                                                  $86/day
John                        Substitute                                                                   (2009-
Darling        ES/MS/HS        Teacher      10/07/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A    BS/MM     2010)
                            Uncertified                                                                 $75/day
Devin                       Substitute                                                                   (2009-
Murphy           HS            Teacher      10/07/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A       BA      2010)
                             Certified                                                                  $86/day
Danielle                    Substitute                                                                   (2009-
Duquette       ES/MS/HS       Teacher       10/07/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A    BM/MM     2010)
                             Certified                                                                  $86/day
Julie                       Substitute                                                                   (2009-
Clark          ES/MS/HS       Teacher       10/07/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A       BS     2010)
                             Certified                                                                  $86/day
Sara                        Substitute                                                         BS/MS/   (2009-
Carpenter      ES/MS/HS       Teacher       10/07/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A     MAT      2010)
                            Uncertified                                                                 $75/day
Antonia                     Substitute                                                                   (2009-
Lieb             HS            Teacher      10/07/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A       BS      2010)

                            Certified                                                                   $86/day
Jessica                     Substitute                                                                  (2009-
Angle          ES/MS/HS      Teacher        10/07/09      N/A      Cleared     N/A      N/A    BFA/MS    2010)
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                              Certified                                                                           $86/day
Sandra                        Substitute                                                                AS/BS/    (2009-
Wold           ES/MS/HS        Teacher         10/07/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A        N/A         MS       2010)
                              Certified                                                                           $86/day
Cheryl                        Substitute                                                                           (2009-
Horihan         MS/HS          Teacher         10/07/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A        N/A       BA/MST     2010)
                              Certified                                                                           $86/day
Anna                          Substitute                                                                           (2009-
Chapman         ES/MS          Teacher         10/07/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A        N/A        BS        2010)


Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                    Finger-
Name                   Bldg       Position        Effective         prints                          Total
                                 Substitute
Susan Racher            ES      Teacher Aide      09/21/09          Cleared       $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name     Last Name      Position                                             Points     Step       Value    Assignment

Sue            Stein          Environthon Team/Naturalist Club                           1          0       282   Non-Coaching
Anne           Bialke         Director of the Spring Drama Club Production               5          1     1432    Non-Coaching
Larry          Vonderchek     High School Student Council Co-Advisor                     3          0       847   Non-Coaching
Melissa        Seideman       High School Student Council Co-Advisor                     3          0       847   Non-Coaching
Kathleen       Burton         5th Grade Student Council Advisor                          2          3       589   Non-Coaching
Mary Jane      Richmond       2nd Grade Team Leader                                      7          0     1977    Non-Coaching
Andrew         Burton         3rd Grade Team Leader                                      7          1     2005    Non-Coaching
Hope           Lewis          Spirit Band Coordinator                                    3          8       943   Non-Coaching
Hope           Lewis          Music Curriculum Coordinator                               7          1     2005    Non-Coaching
Sarah          Vakkas         High School Yearbook Assistant                             8          0     2260    Non-Coaching
Juliet         Allen          ELA Curriculum Coordinator K-6                             7          0     1977    Non-Coaching
Neil           DeRaiche       Varsity Boys Spring Track Coach                            11         4     3283    Coaching
Eric           Yettru         Modified Girls Soccer Coach                                7      10        2257    Coaching


PRESENTATION

      •   Special Education Presentation - POSTPONED

CORRESPONDENCE
NONE

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

      •   Ann Russell would like to be contacted regarding the results from the pond investigation.
      •   The new telephone system at Trumansburg Schools notifies the Superintendent, and other
          designated extensions, if a 911 call were to be made from an extension within the school.
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OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

Authorization to Open a Sam Warren Scholarship Fund Account with Tompkins Trust Company
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the District Treasurer to open a Sam
Warren Scholarship Fund Account with Tompkins Trust Company (Account #14-303-774509), as
presented.

Easement Request – Fred VanDerzee would like to connect to the water and sewer that is located
on school property for cabins that he will be building on his property. Paula Hurley will meet with
Fred to discuss the steps he will need to take in order to proceed with his easement request at no
cost to the district.

Approval of Global Youth Institute Trip to Des Moines, Iowa
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Global Youth Institute Trip to Des
Moines, IA, as presented.

Acceptance of the Audit Report
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the Audit Report for the fiscal year ended June
30, 2009, as presented.

Authorization for the Superintendent to sign the Agreement between TCSD Support Staff and TCSD
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to sign the
Agreement between TCSD Support Staff and TCSD, effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011,
as presented.

Acceptance of Donations from TCSD Foundation
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donations from the TCSD Foundation,
donor of $1,300 to purchase Alpha-Smart Writing aids for the classroom and $125 to purchase MP3
players for the High School Special Education Department, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation from an anonymous donor of
$500 to the 9th Grade Team, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation from Fred Barken
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation from Fred Barken, donor of a
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used George Duval flute valued at $150 to the Middle School Music Department, as presented.

NYSSBA – Amendments and Rebuttals to Proposed Resolutions;
Appointment of Voting Delegate for TCSD
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints John White as the voting delegate for TCSD,
as presented.

Appointment of Alternate Voting Delegate for TCSD
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Jeff Williams as the alternate voting delegate
for TCSD, as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Michael Flood
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Michael Flood,
effective October 9, 2009, in the area of Science 7-12, as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Alana Bowers
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Alana Bowers,
effective January 3, 2010, in the area of Mathematics 7-12, as presented.

OLD BUSINESS

   •   Board of Education Retreat: Still collecting questionnaires so that NYSSBA can build an
       agenda for October 21st. Those who have not responded are encouraged to do so.

POLICY

Second Reading and Adoption of Board Policy 1-3.2
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby adopts the second reading of Board Policy 1-3.2, with
the option to serve no more than two consecutive terms as President, as presented.

BOARD FORUM

John White: The BOCES Executive Council Meeting on Friday was excellent and included a tour of
the facility.

Douglas Land: Also attended the BOCES Executive Council Meeting on Friday and shared that the
tour of the facility was very welcoming and eye opening for attendees. The Heavy Equipment
program was very impressive, as well as the Auto Body program. All programs are leaning toward
‘Going Green’. There will be an opportunity in the near future to visit the BOCES Turning Point
Program.

John White: Inquired about the ambulance service being fee or insurance based. There is some
serious concern in the community about this affecting the ambulance/medical services at sporting
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events. Paula is going to check to see what our insurance company requires.

Paula Hurley: Asked Owen Senders if he had an opportunity to talk with Student Council about the
meeting. Owen has only spoken to Ms. Seidman and she would like him to wait until Student
Council has met a few times.

Frank Rossi: Would like to have discussion in the near future regarding Charter Schools.

Paula Hurley: Michael Hayden, Jean Wiggins and Chris Mount attended and presented at the
Chamber of Commerce meeting this morning.

Douglas Land and John White requested the cost per year that our district spends per student and
the cost per year for a tuition paying student. Laura Bellis will provide them with those costs.

Douglas Land: Attended the Jazz Concert held in the Elementary School Auditorium Wednesday
night where Michael Hayden played percussion. Michael Hayden felt honored to have Mark Zauss
working with our band students as well as band students from South Seneca that week, then to
have him perform on the evening of the 30th.

Laura Bellis: Shared that the tax collection rate was at 85% as of September 30th, which is up 13%
from last year.

Chris Mount: Wanted to bring up that our High School has a very robust advanced placement
program, in comparison to other districts of our size and in comparison to other districts in the
region.

Jean Wiggins: The Elementary School had Fire Safety Day this week. The ‘Go Green Team’ will
be composting in all areas starting on October 13th.

Michael Hayden: Has been in and out of classrooms and is very impressed with staff and their
talents and what is going on in their classes. Another community color day is planned for students
tomorrow. Mr. Hayden is outlining the conditions under which students will be eligible to participate
in the 8th grade Washington D.C. trip.

Douglas Land: NYSSBA is looking for public and charter schools to work together. At this year’s
NYSSBA convention they talked about advertising ourselves, which she believes we should be
doing more of.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Frank Rossi seconded by John White at 9:05 p.m. and passed by a vote of
6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,




                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                                 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                            NOVEMBER 4, 2009
                                                                                 PAGE 1 OF 7


A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
November 4, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
Jeffrey Williams
Peter Cooke
John White
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
Frank Rossi

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS:
Mike Babcock

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
Stefani Porter, Sarah Hayward, Danielle Bean, Suzanne Anderson, Kyle VanDelden, David Durrett,
Zoe Anderson, Mike Babcock, Sarah Vakkas, Gordon Bonnet

PRESENTATION
  • Zoe Anderson, a senior at Trumansburg and in the New Visions Environmental and
     Agricultural Science Program at Cornell, has just returned from a trip to Des Moines, Iowa.
     She gave a brief presentation on her participation in the 2009 World Food Prize Global
     Youth Institute.

AGENDA CHANGES
  6F.   Additional Instructional Staff Appointment
  6G.   Additional Support Staff Appointment
  6H.   Additional Extra-Curricular Staff Appointments
  6I.   Acceptance of Resignation
  6J.   Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
  7A/B. Correspondence

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education shall
adjourn to Executive Session at 7:20 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams with
a vote of 6-0-0 to discuss the following:
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         Matters relating the discipline of a particular person

The meeting was reconvened at 7:57 p.m.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the October
7, 2009 meeting, as presented amended.

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (September 2009)
Acceptance of Claims Auditor Report (September 2009)
Acceptance of Class Activity Report (July, August, September 2009)

Approval of Leaves of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leaves of absence, as
presented.

Name                      Position       Est’d Effective Date     Est’d Return Date   Reason

Robert Vann              Bus Driver           10/19/09                02/26/10        Leave of Absence


Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                   Finger-   Step/    Grad     BS/MS
Name             Bldg       Position       Effective     Tenure    prints    Value    Hrs      Value     Total
                                                                                                       $86/day
Karen                       Long-Term                                                                  (2009-
Randle            MS       Substitute      10/26/09       N/A      Cleared    N/A     N/A      N/A      2010)*
                              Field
                           Experience      10/14/09
                            for Grad          –
Seth Kotler       MS           Work        12/18/09       N/A      Cleared    N/A     N/A      N/A       N/A
                             Student
                          Teacher from
                              Ithaca
                             College
                          working with
                               Sarah       09/17/09
Jennifer                    Posegate          –
Fox               MS         (Music)       05/28/10       N/A      Cleared    N/A     N/A      N/A       N/A
                             Student
                          Teacher from
                              Ithaca
                             College
                          working with
                               Sarah       09/17/09
Jason                       Posegate          –
Saetta            MS         (Music)       05/28/10       N/A      Cleared    N/A     N/A      N/A       N/A
                             Student
                          Teacher from
                              Ithaca       09/08/09
Lauren                       College          –
Jurczynski        MS      working with     05/25/10       N/A      Cleared    N/A     N/A      N/A       N/A
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                                Sarah
                               Posegate
                               (Music)
                             Certified                                                                       $86/day
Kristen                      Substitute                                                                      (2009-
Robertson       ES/MS/HS       Teacher     11/04/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A       N/A     BM/MASS      2010)
                             Certified                                                                       $86/day
Mary                         Substitute                                                                      (2009-
Stonebraker      MS/HS         Teacher     11/04/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A       N/A          BA      2010)
                            Uncertified                                                                      $75/day
Jonathan                     Substitute                                                                       (2009-
Fuller           MS/HS         Teacher     11/04/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A       N/A          BS      2010)
                            Uncertified                                                                      $75/day
Jaime                        Substitute                                                                       (2009-
Bailey           ES/MS         Teacher     11/04/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A       N/A      BA/MA       2010)
                            Uncertified                                                                      $75/day
Shannon                      Substitute                                                                       (2009-
Lupo             MS/HS         Teacher     11/04/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A       N/A      BA/MA       2010)
                            Uncertified                                                                      $75/day
                             Substitute                                                                       (2009-
Jared Smith      MS/HS         Teacher     11/04/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A       N/A          BS      2010)
                            Uncertified                                                                      $75/day
                             Substitute                                                                       (2009-
Anna Bishop     ES/MS/HS       Teacher     11/04/09       N/A      Cleared     N/A       N/A          BS      2010)
                            LOTE/French
                               Teacher                                                                       $40,453
Wilson                        replacing                Foreign                                               (2009-
Delille           HS        Marcy Little   11/03/09    Language    Cleared   $40,453     N/A          BS      2010)


Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                Finger-
Name                Bldg         Position     Effective         prints                        Total
                                Substitute
Ronald Moe             DW        Cleaner       10/13/09         Cleared      $8.57/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                Substitute
Nancy Flood            DW        Cleaner       10/13/09         Cleared      $8.57/hr as worked (2009-2010)
Jerry                           Substitute
Reynolds           Trans.       Bus Driver       N/A            Cleared      $23.25/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                Substitute
Jeff Postle         Trans        Courier       10/06/09         Cleared      $9.26/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                Substitute
Joe Fiore           Trans        Courier       10/06/09         Cleared      $9.26/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                Substitute
Sonja Vann          Trans        Courier       10/06/09         Cleared      $9.26/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                Substitute
Muriel Heptig          ES      Teacher Aide    10/6/09          Cleared      $8.23/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                Substitute
Marie DiLullo          DW        Cleaner       10/13/09         Cleared      $8.57/hr as worked (2009-2010)


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name      Last Name          Position                                  Points    Step    Value       Assignment

Emanuel         Cestero            Model UN Club Co-Advisor                      2       4       $597      Non-Coaching
Rosa            Fernandez-Fraser   Model UN Club Co-Advisor                      2       4       $597      Non-Coaching
Karen           Glanton            1st Grade Team Leader                         7       5     $2,117      Non-Coaching
David           Villegas           Modified Football Coach                       7       0     $1,977      Coaching
Luis (Mike)     Salinas            Varsity Wrestling Coach                      12       1     $3,427      Coaching
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Benjamin       Dodge                JV/Varsity Wrestling Coach                   12       1   $3,437   Coaching
Russell        Peterson             JV Girls Basketball Coach                    13       4   $3,880   Coaching
Neil           DeRaiche             Varsity Girls Basketball Coach               15       4   $4,477   Coaching
Karen          Randle               Modified Cross-Country Coach                  7       0   $1,977   Coaching
Joelle         Horton               8th Grade Modified Volleyball Coach           7       0   $1,977   Coaching
Susan          Frischkorn           Color Guard Instructor                       N/A    N/A    $200    Coaching
Amy            Kilpatrick           Color Guard Instructor                       N/A    N/A    $200    Coaching
Kathleen       Bond                 Mentoring Gail Brisson                        4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Kara           FrostClapp           Mentoring Megan Johnston                      4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Hope           Lewis                Mentoring Nicholas Johnston                   4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Paul           Pennock              Mentoring Eileen Lange                        4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Lorrie         Evans                Mentoring Martille Nohle                      4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Meredith       Kwiatkowski          Mentoring Carrie Ost                          4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
DaLaine        Walburn              Mentoring Amanda Peloke                       4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Gordon         Bonnet               Mentoring Jane Riggins                        4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
William        Begeal               Mentoring Todd Robinson                       4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Sarah          Vakkas               Mentoring Michele Reeves                      4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Robin          McColley             Mentoring Matt Taves                          4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Kathleen       Bond                 Mentoring Neil Clifford                       4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Hope           Lewis                Mentoring Krystal Haranin                     4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Andrew         Moore                Mentoring Joelle Horton                       4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching
Eric           Murphy               Mentoring Gregory Teeter                      4       1   $1,130   Non-Coaching


Acceptance of Resignation
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby acceptance the resignation, as
presented.

Name                                 Position                   Effective Date         Reason
Melissa Seideman             HS Social Studies Teacher             01/01/10            Resignation


Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

CORRESPONDENCE

      •   Letter from NYSSBA (dated 10/23/09): Douglas Land gave a brief overview of the letter
          which contained in information on NYSSBA Advocacy, Legal Services, General Information,
          Leadership Development, Customized Services and School Services Partners.
      •   Membership Certificate and Letter from Rural Schools Association confirming our
          membership.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

      •   Update on Easement Request: As per our attorney, the easement request will require voter
          approval. The Board has decided to postpone discussion on the easement request until the
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       spring of 2010.
   •   H1N1 Update: There will be an informational meeting for Grades K-12 on Tuesday,
       November 10th at 6:30 p.m. in the Elementary School Auditorium.
   •   Pond Update: The district is working with Bill Kappel toward investigating the status of the
       storm water retention area.
   •   Construction Update: The High School Auditorium is currently under construction. The
       Elementary School Ramp #2 is expected to be in its final stages of completion soon and the
       High School and Middle School Main Offices are now open.
   •   BOCES Co-Ser Participation (621): Trumansburg Central School has the opportunity to join
       a BOCES Co-Ser program for Energy Management/Conservation with three (3) other
       districts.
   •   Trumansburg Central Schools has been awarded the NYSERDA Grant (Solar Power) and
       Energy Saving Alternatives grant totaling $188,000.

OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of Application for Corrected Tax Roll from Schuyler County
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Application for Corrected Tax Roll
received from Schuyler County for Richard Marion, property I.D. #16.13-1.24 (amount of taxes
billed $998.31; corrected tax $210.35 with Basic Star), as presented.

Acceptance of the Grant from TCSD Foundation for Participation in the Kids Discovery Trail
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accept the grant from TCSD Foundation for
participation in the Kids Discovery Trail program for a 5-year period beginning 2009-10 school year,
as presented.

Appointment of Substitute Clerk of the Works
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Michael Babcock as the Substitute Clerk of
the Works for the Fac AH Project at a 2009-2010 rate of $63 per hour, as presented.

STAR Exemption Discussion
There was discussion about the Tompkins County income limits for the STAR exemption for
persons 65 years of age or over AND persons with disabilities and limited incomes. The Board is
interested in knowing what the income limits are for this type of STAR exemption in the surrounding
counties.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of a child size wheelchair to the
Elementary School Nurse’s Office, as presented.
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Tenure Appointment for Janice Beckley
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Janice Beckley,
effective May 15, 2010, in the area of Elementary Education 1-6, as presented.

The Board of Education requested that in the future recommendations for tenure be reviewed the
meeting before they are presented.

OLD BUSINESS

   •   Douglas Land briefly reviewed the 2009-2010 Board of Education Goals and asked the
       Board to consider any progress we’ve made and how we might plan to achieve these goals
       in 2009-2010.
   •   Board of Education Retreat will be held on Wednesday, December 12 16, 2009 from 5-9
       p.m. The Board Meeting scheduled for that evening will be cancelled.

POLICY
NONE

BOARD FORUM

Owen Senders: Shared that Mrs. Seideman is concerned about supervision outside at school
dances, due to a recent news story. Mr. Mount will address this issue with Mrs. Seideman.

Jeff Williams: Attended the NYSSBA Convention in New York City in October. Mr. Williams
focused on and attended the technology/electronic based seminars.

John White: Also attended the NYSSBA Convention in New York City last month. Mr. White
focused on and attended seminars on Elementary School Education and was the delegate
representing Trumansburg District. He also shared that the release of mid-year cuts during the
convention dampened the spirit of the event.

Douglas Land: Attended the NYSSBA Convention in New York City. Ms. Land shared that she had
attended a session at the end of the convention (Sunday) that was very powerful; the roll of school
boards and what is needed in terms of leadership training.

Paula Hurley: Had the opportunity to attend a meeting at the NYSSBA Convention with the new
Chancellor the Board of Regents, as well as the Commissioner and a session with Senator
Schumer. Two of the sessions that Ms. Hurley felt were very valuable and informative were
PaySchools and Medicaid reimbursement.

Jean Wiggins: Thanked all who attended the Halloween parade on Friday. David Greenberg, a
children’s books author, came to the Elementary School today for an assembly with students.
Parent teacher conferences will be held on Friday, November 6th and Friday, November 20th.

Michael Hayden: The Middle School Main Office has moved into their new office space and
students are now able to use the library. NYS Social Studies Assessment will be given on
November 16th and 17th.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education shall
adjourn to Executive Session at 9:30 p.m., motioned by Jeff Williams, seconded by John White with
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a vote of 6-0-0 to discuss the following:

       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person
       Matters relating the discipline and suspension of a particular person

The meeting was reconvened at 10:51 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Jeff Williams seconded by John White at 10:52 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 6 5-0-0.

                       Respectfully submitted,




                       Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                       Board of Education
                                                              BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                        NOVEMBER 18, 2009
                                                                              PAGE 1 OF 6


A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
November 18, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting
to order at 7:01 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Maureen Shallish
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
Jeffrey Williams
Peter Cooke (arrived at 7:03 p.m.)
Frank Rossi
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
John White

ALSO PRESENT:
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal - ABSENT
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS:
None

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:
David Durrett, Nancy Compese, Karen Salino, Cathryn Sellers, Gordon Bonnet

AGENDA CHANGES
  6e.   Additional Instructional Staff Appointment
  6f.   Additional Support Staff Appointment
  6g.   Additional Extra-Curricular Staff Appointments
  6h.   Addition of Leave of Absence
  6i.   Acceptance of Resignation
  9d.   Acceptance of Tax Collector’s Report
  9e.   Acceptance of Application for Refund of Real Property Taxes from Seneca County
  9f.   403(b) Retirement Plan
  9g.   Acceptance of Donation

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 6-
0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the
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        November 4, 2009 meeting, as amended.

        Acceptance of Claims Auditor Report (October 2009)

        Appointments for Instructional Staff
        BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
        Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
        contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                              Finger-     Step/       Grad       BS/MS
        Name             Bldg             Position    Effective      Tenure   prints      Value       Hrs        Value         Total
                                         Certified                                                                            $86/day
        Emma                            Substitute                                                                            (2009-
        Martin          ES/MS             Teacher      11/18/09       N/A     Cleared     N/A         N/A         BS           2010)
                                        Uncertified                                                                           $75/day
        Todd                            Substitute                                                                             (2009-
        Johnson        ES/MS/HS            Teacher     11/18/09       N/A     Cleared     N/A         N/A         BS           2010)
                                        Uncertified                                                                           $75/day
                                        Substitute                                                                             (2009-
        Tera Stagg     ES/MS/HS            Teacher     11/18/09       N/A     Cleared     N/A         N/A         BS           2010)
                                         Certified                                                                            $86/day
        Lauren                          Substitute                                                                            (2009-
        Amering        ES/MS/HS           Teacher      11/18/09       N/A     Cleared     N/A         N/A        BS/MAT        2010)
                                        Uncertified                                                                           $75/day
        Christine                       Substitute                                                                             (2009-
        Zito            MS/HS              Teacher     11/18/09       N/A     Cleared     N/A         N/A         BS           2010)
                                        Uncertified                                                                           $75/day
        Collin                          Substitute                                                                             (2009-
        Anderson        MS/HS              Teacher     11/18/09       N/A     Cleared     N/A         N/A         BA           2010)


        Appointments for Support Staff
        BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
        Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
        contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                              Finger-
        Name                  Bldg              Position        Effective     prints                         Total
        Kimberly                          Substitute Teacher
        Hunt                  ES/MS                Aide           11/18/09    Cleared     $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                                 Student
                                          Laborer/Substitute
        Naomi Thorp             DW               Cleaner          11/18/09    Cleared     $8.57/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                               Substitute
                                               Clerical /
        Thomas Pepe     ES/MS/HS/DW         Substitute Tech       11/18/09    Cleared     $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)
        Margaret                          Substitute Teacher
        Archangeli           ES/MS/HS              Aide           11/18/09    Cleared     $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)
        David                                Substitute Bus                      In
        Standish              Trans               Driver          11/18/09    Process     $23.25/hr as worked (2009-2010)


        Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
        BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
        Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
        contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name        Last Name              Position                                         Points       Step       Value        Assignment

Robin             McColley               Mentoring Martha Hardesty                                2          1         $565    Non-Coaching
Barb              Swartwood              Mentoring Krystal Haranin (1/2 Year)                     4          1     $1,130      Non-Coaching
Robin             McColley               Mentoring Rob Reakes                                     2          1         $565    Non-Coaching
Robin             McColley               Mentoring Angela McLennan                                2          1         $565    Non-Coaching
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Hope           Lewis               Mentoring Nicholas Johnston                         3        1     $847.50   Non-Coaching
Peter          Mechalke            Mentoring Jason Hodge                               2        1        $565   Non-Coaching
Rosa           Fernandez-Fraser    Mentoring Wilson Delille                            4        1     $1,130    Non-Coaching
John           Babcock             Volunteer Modified Football Assistant Coach         0        0        $N/A   Coaching
Tricia         Houseworth          Co-Advisor for the Class of 2013                    1        0        $282   Non-Coaching
Treska         Wright              Co-Advisor for the Class of 2013                    1        0        $282   Non-Coaching
Jason          Hodge               Varsity Girls Basketball Assistant Coach            0        0        N/A    Coaching
Rob            Reakes              Indoor Track                                        15       0     $4,237    Coaching
Mark           Baxendell           Boys Modified (8th Grade) Basketball Coach          7        7     $2,173    Coaching
                                                    th
Mark           Baxendell           Girls Modified (8     Grade) Basketball Coach       7        7     $2,173    Coaching
                                                    th
Alana          Bowers              Girls Modified (8     Grade) Volleyball Coach       7        1     $2,005    Coaching


        Approval of Leaves of Absence
        BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
        Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leaves of absence, as
        presented.

        Name                      Position     Est’d Effective Date    Est’d Return Date     Reason
                                  MS Teacher
        Matthew Miller               Aide              11/24/09             12/04/09         Medical LOA


        Acceptance of Resignation
        BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
        Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby acceptance the resignation, as
        presented.

        Name                               Position                   Effective Date       Reason
        Ed Enders                     Maintenance Worker                 11/17/09          Resignation


        NEW BUSINESS

        Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (October 2009)

        Approval of CSE Recommendations
        A motion was made by Maureen Shallish, seconded by Douglas Land and passed with a vote of 6-
        0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
        Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE recommendations, as presented.

        PRESENTATIONS

           •   Cathryn Sellers, CSE/CPSE Chairperson, gave a presentation on Special Education; what it
               is, how did it grow to be what it is today, the definition of a disability and inclusive education.
           •   Nancy Compese and Karen Salino, Middle School ELA Teachers, gave a presentation on
               the Community Read at the Middle School this. The book selected for the Community Read
               effort is Recycle this Book, which will tie in with the Middle School’s movement toward
               ‘Going Green’.

        CORRESPONDENCE
        NONE
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SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

   •   Some areas in the construction project are nearing completion. There will be a new digital
       sign in front of the school within the next month that will give a snapshot of the happenings
       in all three buildings.
   •   The Board was forwarded an e-mail from Ms. Hurley regarding Wall Street losses and how
       they could affect our school budget.

OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of Application for Corrected Tax Roll from Tompkins County
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Application for Corrected Tax Roll
received from Tompkins County for David Crimmins due to error in essential fact (incorrect acreage
calculated on parcel), property I.D. #5.-1-5 (2009 Taxes Paid $501.16; corrected tax $300.70;
refund due $200.46, 2008 Taxes Paid $248.55; corrected tax $142.61; refund due $105.94, 2007
Taxes Paid $284.35; corrected tax $163.14; refund due $121.20), as presented.

Approval of Community Read Book; Recycle This Book
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approved the Community Read Book, Recycle this
Book, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 6-
0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of paper making supplies (valued
at $200) to the High School Art Department, as presented.

Acceptance of Tax Collector’s Report
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the Tax Collector’s Report, as presented.

Approval of Application for Refund of Real Property Taxes from Seneca County
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 6-
0-0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Application for Refund of Real Property
Taxes received from Seneca County for Susan Pratt due to omission of Basic Star Exemption,
property I.D. #17-1-11.211, as presented.

Amendment to 403(b) Retirement Plan
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 6-
0-0: WHEREAS, the Trumansburg Central School District (“District”) maintains the Trumansburg
Central School 403(b) Retirement Plan (“Plan”); and WHEREAS, the Plan was duly adopted on the
8th day of October, 2008 by the District’s Board of Education (“Board”); and WHEREAS, the Board
desires to restate and amend the Plan as regards section 2.1 Eligibility; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED that section 2.1 of the Plan is hereby restated and amended to read as follows:
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2.1     Eligibility
Each Employee shall be eligible to participate in the Plan and elect to have Elective Deferrals made
on his or her behalf hereunder immediately upon becoming employed by the Employer.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Plan, as restated and amended is hereby approved and
adopted.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the District has caused this Resolution and Amendment to be adopted
this 18th day of November, 2009, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $1,825 from Ujeni Grant
Funding to support 5th Grade Canadian Dance Residency, as presented.

OLD BUSINESS
NONE

POLICY

   •   Paula Hurley would like the Policy Committee to meet. Ms. Hurley will send an e-mail to the
       Committee offering a date and time for the meeting.

BOARD FORUM

Frank Rossi: Commented on the USA Today article on the subject of tainted school lunches.

Douglas Land: Attended and observed Tech Valley High School in Albany last week.

Chris Mount: There will be a High School Jazz concert tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in the
Elementary School Auditorium. Wilson Delille, the new French Teacher, is adjusting well.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education shall
adjourn to Executive Session at 8:50 p.m., motioned by Jeff Williams, seconded by Frank Rossi
with a vote of 6-0-0 to discuss the following:

       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person
       Matters relating the discipline and suspension of a particular person

The meeting was reconvened at 9:35 p.m.

Adoption of Revised Contract
A motion was made by Maureen Shallish, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-
0-0: The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby adopts the revised
contract for Paula A. Hurley, Superintendent of Schools, as presented.
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ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Frank Rossi at 9:40 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                                BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                           DECEMBER 2, 2009
                                                                                PAGE 1 OF 4

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
December 2, 2009 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke (arrived at 7:03 p.m.)
Jeff Williams
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
John White
Owen Senders (arrived at 7:01 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Frank Rossi

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
NONE

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Gordon Bonnet, David Durrett, Community Member, Heidi Mark

AGENDA CHANGES
  8g.  Acceptance of Draft Budget Calendar
  8h.  Acceptance of Termination

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the
November 18, 2009 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of the Class Activity Report (October 2009)

Approval of CSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE
Recommendations, as presented.
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CORRESPONDENCE

   •   Paula Hurley received a fax from Barbara Lifton today

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

   •   Paula Hurley e-mailed the Board of Education the summary from the Youth Commission’s
       Risk Survey
   •   Update on Governor Patterson’s and the Legislature’s recent proposals

OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

Authorization for the Superintendent to sign the Agreement between Local Government Services,
Inc. (LGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) and TCSD
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 5-0-1
(Peter Cooke abstained): Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board
of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Superintendent to
sign the Agreement between Local Government Services, Inc. (LGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of
the Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) and TCSD, as presented.

The Board of Education would like a summary of the benefits of using payschool at the end of the
school year.

Approval of the Initial Services Request for BOCES Services for the 2010 -2011 School Year
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Initial Services Request for BOCES
Services for the 2010 -2011 School Year, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of two pair of Cornell Men’s
Hockey tickets (valued at $76 total) from Sensei Gail Lajoie for the Seido Karate Club fundraising
efforts, as presented.

Appointment of Article 19A Examiner
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby appoints Kyle Schmidt as an Article 19A Examiner at a
2009-2010 rate of $750, as presented.

Approval of the TST BOCES Program Services 2010-2011 Unit Cost Methodology
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the TST BOCES Program Services 2010-
2011 Unit Cost Methodology, as presented.
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Athletic Contest Admission
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby establishes the admission rate for the Girl’s Basketball
Tournament on 12/29/09 and 12/30/09 as $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students, as presented.

Acceptance of Draft Budget Calendar
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the Draft Budget Calendar, as presented.

The Commissioner of Education has ruled that there are two dates which can be used for the
school budget vote in May (05/11 or 05/18). Cynthia Farina requested that we poll different groups
on the preferred date, since the May 18th date conflicts with a Jewish Holiday in 2010.

Acceptance of Termination
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the termination, as presented.

Name                           Position                Effective Date       Reason
Steven Frisbie           Food Service Helper              12/02/09          Termination

OLD BUSINESS

   •   Board of Education will retreat on December 16th, 2009

POLICY

   •   Paula Hurley will send out an invitation tomorrow for a Policy Committee Meeting

BOARD FORUM

Jean Wiggins: There was a Thanksgiving Seed Feast was last week. The Elementary School has
been collecting canned food for the food pantry. Wendy Joseph’s classroom is having a mitten
drive as well.

Chris Mount: There was an Oasis Survey meeting last night. Winter sports have begun and the
end of the 2nd marking period is next Friday.

Michael Hayden: There is a canned food drive underway in the Middle School. Mr. Hayden met
with Jeff Williams about making the community read connect the outside community as well.

Jeff Williams: Has started reading Recycle this Book and is very interested in making it a whole
community read.

Douglas Land: Attended one of the Central New York Board President Round Tables on Monday
regarding leading in difficult turbulent times. Ms. Land highlighted the ideas that were offered to
assists school districts during these tough economical times. There was discussion about other
school districts that receive monthly data and presentations about programs that are on-going
within their districts, which aides other Boards of Education during budget time. Our Board
discussed how and if it would effective it would be for our district to something similar.
                                                                     BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                DECEMBER 2, 2009
                                                                                     PAGE 4 OF 4

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 8:13 p.m., motioned by Peter Cooke, seconded by Maureen Shallish with a vote of 6-0-0
to discuss the following:

       Matter relating to collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 (Taylor Law) of the Civil
       Service Law

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke at 8:45 p.m. and passed by a
vote of 6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                               BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                           JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                               PAGE 1 OF 8

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
January 6, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:05 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Jeff Williams
Douglas Land
Frank Rossi
John White
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Cynthia Farina

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
NONE

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Gordon Bonnet, David Durrett, Robin McColley, Abby White, Olivia Martin, Megan Kraus

AGENDA CHANGES
  4d.  Additional Leave of Absence
  8g.  Additional Extra-Curricular Appointments
  8c.  Appointment of Census Collectors – POSTPONED
  8g.  Textbook Introduction

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the
December 2, 2009 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (November 2009)
Acceptance of Claims Auditor Report (November 2009)
                                                                          BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                      JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                                          PAGE 2 OF 8

Approval of Leave of Absences
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absences, as
presented.

Name                       Position      Est’d Effective Date    Est’d Return Date    Reason
                           6th Grade
                              Math
                            Teacher
Lara DeSantis                 (MS)            01/25/10                 03/05/10       Leave of Absence
                            FS Cook
Judith Russell                (MS)            12/10/09                 01/04/10       Leave of Absence


Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                Finger-     Step/     Grad     BS/MS
Name             Bldg       Position     Effective   Tenure     prints      Value     Hrs      Value     Total
                            Certified                                                                    $86/day
                           Substitute                                                                    (2009-
Kim Higgins      ES/MS       Teacher      01/06/10    N/A       Cleared      N/A      N/A      BS/MS      2010)
                            Certified                                                                    $86/day
Gretchen                   Substitute                                                                    (2009-
Marion          ES/MS/HS     Teacher      01/06/10    N/A       Cleared      N/A      N/A      BS/MSED    2010)
                           Uncertified                                                                   $75/day
Rachel                     Substitute                                                                     (2009-
Kloppel         ES/MS/HS     Teacher      01/06/09    N/A       Cleared      N/A      N/A        BA       2010)
                           Uncertified                                                                   $75/day
Katherine                  Substitute                                                                     (2009-
Marchetto        MS/HS       Teacher      01/06/09    N/A       Cleared      N/A      N/A      BS/MS      2010)
                           Uncertified                                                                   $75/day
Heidi                      Substitute                                                                     (2009-
Tinnes           MS/HS       Teacher      01/06/09    N/A       Cleared      N/A      N/A       BFA       2010)
                           Uncertified                                                                   $75/day
                           Substitute                                                                     (2009-
Ivy Whipple     ES/MS/HS     Teacher      01/06/09    N/A       Cleared      N/A      N/A       BFA       2010)
                              Student
                            Teacher w/
                                Kara
                            FrostClapp
                               th
                            (8 Grade
Audrey                       Soc Stud    01/25/10-
Southern          MS         Teacher)    03/19/10     N/A        N/A         N/A      N/A       N/A       N/A
                              Student
                            Teacher w/
                            Kate Sinko
Clarissa                      (ES Art    01/25/10-
Plank             ES         Teacher)    03/19/10     N/A        N/A         N/A      N/A       N/A       N/A
                              Student
                            Teacher w/
                               Susan
                           Peters (2nd
Alison                         Grade     01/25/10-
Evangelista       ES         Teacher)    03/19/10     N/A        N/A         N/A      N/A       N/A        N/A
                            Certified                                                                    $86/day
Chris                      Substitute                                                                    (2009-
Murray            ES         Teacher      01/06/10    N/A       Cleared      N/A      N/A                 2010)
                              Social
                             Studies                                                                     $41,180
                             Teacher                                                                      (pro-
                           (replacing                Social                                               rated
Christopher                  Melissa                 Studies                                              2009-
Carver            HS        Seideman)     12/21/09    7-12      Cleared   A/$39,780   28         BA       2010)
                                                                        BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                    JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                                        PAGE 3 OF 8

Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                             Finger-
Name                   Bldg       Position      Effective    prints                     Total
Maureen                        Substitute FS
Colunio           ES/MS/HS         Helper       11/16/09     Cleared      $7.87/hr as worked (2009-2010)
                                 Substitute
                                   Teacher
Diana Millard          HS        Aide/Clerk     01/06/10     Cleared      $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)
Katherine                        Substitute
Muro              ES/MS/HS      Teacher Aide    01/06/10     Cleared      $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)
Vickie                          Food Service
Whittaker              ES           Helper      01/01/10     Cleared     $8.12/hr @ 4 hrs/day (2009-2010)
                                 Maintenance
Matthew Mayo           DW           Worker      01/01/10     Cleared     $11.06/hr @ 8 hrs/day (2009-2010)


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name     Last Name      Position                                  Points   Step   Value    Assignment

Shayna         Grajo          Jr Color Guard Director and Guard Coach       0      0     $200    Non-Coaching
Nora           Ballard        Color Guard Instructor                        0      0     $200    Non-Coaching
Alissa         Elghazi        Color Guard Instructor                        0      0     $200    Non-Coaching
Cathryn        Sellers        MS Musical Director/Producer                  4      6    $1,226   Non-Coaching
Alice          Ploss          MS Musical Co-Director                        4     10    $1,290   Non-Coaching


Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
Recommendations, as presented.

CORRESPONDENCE

   •      Paula Hurley invited Board Members to attend the CNYSBA Legislative Breakfast on
          January 30, 2010.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Laura Bellis: Has received the PaySchools program and would like to have it working by the end of
the month.

Chris Mount: There are a number of students re-enrolling to Trumansburg from New Roots. Two
teachers have been high school students for a day as part their professional development.

Jean Wiggins: Will be hiring a Food Educator funded through a nutrition grant that was received by
Antonia Demas. There is a team from the Elementary School and the Middle School that moving
forward with RTI.
                                                                    BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                                    PAGE 4 OF 8

Michael Hayden: The Elementary and Middle School RTI team was able to visit a school that is
using RTI. The Middle School is waiting for the community read books to arrive. The literacy
initiative is reaching out to the Elementary School.

David Kehoe: Is beginning to explore the parent portal in SchoolTool.

Paula Hurley: There is some reconfiguration happening in the Elementary School to accommodate
special education students that are in the autism spectrum. Tompkins County Mental Health will
have a representative on TCSD campus one day a week for counseling. Janice Waller will be
retiring as Community Ed Coordinator. Interviewing for this position will begin at the end of March
and Board Members are welcome to join the interview committee.

OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

At a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Trumansburg Central School District held at the
Ulysses Historical Society offices, 39 South Street, Trumansburg, New York, on January 6, 2010 at
7:00p.m.

The following resolution was offered by Board Member, John White who moved its adoption:

BOND RESOLUTION OF TRUMANSBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, NEW YORK,
ADOPTED JANUARY 6, 2010 AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF THREE 61/66 PASSENGER
BUSES AT A TOTAL MAXIMUM COST OF $385,000.00, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT
THEREFORE AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $385,000.00 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID
SCHOOL DISTRICT IN ANTICIPATION OF A TAX TO BE COLLECTED IN INSTALLMENTS AS
AUTHORIZED.

WHEREAS at the Annual Meeting and Election duly called and held on May 20, 2008 in
Trumansburg Central School District, New York (herein called “District”), the qualified voters of the
District approved a Proposition (a) authorizing the Board of Education to purchase one 61/66
passenger bus at a total estimated maximum cost of $125,000 and;

FURTHERMORE at the Annual Meeting and Election duly called and held on May 19, 2009 in
Trumansburg Central School District, New York (herein called “District”), the qualified voters of the
District approved a Proposition (a) authorizing the Board of Education to purchase two 61/66
passenger buses at a total estimated maximum cost of $260,000.00,

THEREFORE authorizing the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $385,000.00; (b) voting a tax
in the amount of $385,000.00 to be levied by and collected in installments; and (c) in anticipation of
said tax, authorizing the issuance of bonds of the District in a principal amount not to exceed
$385,000.00 and voting a tax to pay the principal and interest on said bonds as the same shall
become due and payable; NOW THEREFORE be it

RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TRUMANSBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL
DISTRICT, IN THE COUNTIES OF TOMPKINS, SCHUYLER, AND SENECA, NEW YORK (by the
favorable vote of not less than two-thirds of all the members of said Board) AS FOLLOWS:
                                                                      BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                  JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                                      PAGE 5 OF 8

Section 1. The Board of Education of the District shall purchase three 61/66 passenger buses at
an estimated total maximum cost of $385,000.00 and to expend therefore not to exceed the
estimated total of $385,000.00 as above itemized, including preliminary costs and costs incidental
thereto, and said sum of $385,000.00 is hereby appropriated therefore.

Section 2. Pursuant to the provisions of the Proposition above referred to and approved by the
voters and in anticipation of a tax in the amount of $385,000.00 thereby voted to be levied by and
collected in annual installments, serial bonds of the District are hereby authorized to be issued in
the principal amount of $385,000.00, pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law,
constituting Chapter 33-a of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York, for the purchase of
the vehicles as described in Section 1 hereof. The plan of financing is the levy and collection of
general taxes for the payment of the serial bonds herein authorized and the interest thereon.

Section 3. The following additional matters are hereby determined and stated:
       (a)     The period of probable usefulness of the specific object or purpose for which the
bonds authorized by this resolution are to be issued within the limitations of Section 11.00 a (29) of
the Local Finance Law is five (5) years.
       (b)     Current funds are not required to be provided prior to the issuance of the bonds
authorized by this resolution pursuant to Section 107 (d) (5) of the Local Finance Law.

Section 4. Each of the bonds authorized by this resolution and any bond anticipation notes issued
in anticipation thereof, shall contain the recital of validity prescribed by Section 52.00 of the Local
Finance Law, and said bonds and any notes issued in anticipation of said bonds, shall be general
obligations of the District, and the District hereby irrevocably pledges its faith and credit to the
punctual payment of the principal thereof and the interest thereon and there shall be raised annually
by tax on all the taxable real property in the District a sum sufficient to pay the principal of and
interest on said bonds as the same shall become due and payable.

Section 5. Subject to the provisions of this resolution and of the Local Finance Law, and pursuant
to the provisions of Section 30.00 relative to the authorization of the issuance of bond anticipation
notes and of Section 50.00 and Sections 56.00 to 60.00 of the Local Finance Law, the powers and
duties of the Board of Education relative to prescribing the terms, form and contents and as to the
sale and issuance of the bonds and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of said
bonds, or the renewals thereof, are hereby delegated to the President of the Board of Education,
the Chief Fiscal Officer of the District.

Section 6. It is further stated that the validity of the bonds authorized by this resolution, and of any
notes issued in anticipation of said bonds, may be contested only if:
        (a)      such provisions are authorized for an object or purpose for which the District is not
authorized to expend money, or
        (b)      the provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of the publication of
such resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting
such validity, is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
        (c)      such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.

Section 7. This resolution shall take effect immediately, and the District Clerk is hereby authorized
and directed to publish the foregoing resolution, in full, together with a Notice attached in
substantially the form prescribed by Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law of the State of New
York in the Ithaca Journal, a newspaper published in Ithaca, New York having a general circulation
in the District and the Trumansburg Free Press, a newspaper published in Trumansburg, New York
and having a general circulation in the District and each of said papers are hereby designated as
the official newspapers of said District for such publication.
                                                                 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                             JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                                 PAGE 6 OF 8

The adoption of the foregoing resolution was seconded by Board Member, Jeff Williams and duly
put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:

       Ayes:          6
       Noes:          0
       Absent:        1

The resolution was declared adopted.

2009-2010 School Calendar Alteration
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the alteration of the 2009-2010 School
Calendar to add a Superintendent’s Conference Day for Grades K-8 on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, as
presented.

Appointment of Census Collectors – POSTPONED

Authorization to Sign the Race to the Top Memorandum of Understanding
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the
Superintendent to sign the Race to the Top Memorandum of Understanding, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of a foley 12” planer/molder,
woodworkers tool works bench top sander, miscellaneous hand tools, toy templates and over 15
thousand pieces of toy building supplies from Judy Lodder of T-Burg toys to the technology and art
departments, as presented.

Approval of Seido Karate Trip to NYC
A motion was made by Maureen Shallish, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 6-0-
0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Seido Karate Trip to NYC, as presented.

Introduction of the proposed textbook entitled Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology to be
designated for the Human Anatomy and Physiology class being held in the High School. This book
will be on the January 20th Board Meeting agenda for approval.

OLD BUSINESS

There was discussion about the construction project delays.

POLICY

First Reading and Adoption of the Board Policy titled ‘Confidential Disclosure Policy’
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the first reading and adoption of the Board
policy titled ‘Confidential Disclosure Policy’, as amended.
                                                                 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                             JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                                 PAGE 7 OF 8

Amendments to Board Policies
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts and adopts the amendments to Board
Policies;

              •   2130 titled ‘Board Member Training on Financial Oversight, Accountability and
                  Fiduciary Responsibilities’
              •   2210 titled ‘Committees on the Board’
              •   2320 titled ‘Attendance by Board Members at Conferences, Conventions and
                  Workshops’
              •   3280 titled ‘Use of School Facilities, Materials and Equipment’
              •   3410 titled ‘Code of Conduct on School’
              •   4260 titled ‘Evaluation of the Superintendent and Other Administrative Staff’
              •   4320 titled ‘Superintendent- Board of Education Relations’
              •   5220 titled ‘District Investments’
              •   5241 titled ‘Property Tax Exemptions’
              •   5310 titled Bonding of Employees and School Board Members’
              •   5321 titled ‘Use of District Credit Card’
              •   5322 titled ‘Use of District Cell Phone’
              •   5410 titled ‘Purchasing’
              •   5530 titled ‘Petty Cash Funds and Cash in School Buildings’
              •   5570 titled ‘Financial Accountability’
              •   5630 titled ‘Facilities: Inspection, Operation and Maintenance’

BOARD FORUM

Jeff Williams: The Community Read effort is moving forward in the community.

Maureen Shallish: Commented on the new digital sign in front of the school.

Owen Senders: Pointed out the number of school days on the 2009-2010 school calendar.

John White: Will be attending the TST Executive Committee Meeting on Friday, January 8, 2010.

Douglas Land: Shared with the Board the NYSSBA membership plaque that she received and
spoke about the Board Meeting Observation Sheet that will be used at future meetings.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:01 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke with a vote of 6-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Discussion regarding proposed, pending or current litgation
       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person
       Matters relating to the suspension of a particular person
                                                                BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                            JANUARY 6, 2010
                                                                                PAGE 8 OF 8

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams at 9:58 p.m. and passed by a vote of
6-0-0.

                     Respectfully submitted,



                     Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                     Board of Education
                                                              BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                          JANUARY 20, 2010
                                                                              PAGE 1 OF 4

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
January 20, 2010 at Charles O. Dickerson High School, Room 232. President Douglas Land called
the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Peter Cooke
Jeff Williams
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
Frank Rossi
John White
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Maureen Shallish

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
Mike Babcock, Terry Brummell

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Community Members, Teachers, News Reporters and Students

AGENDA CHANGES
  5c.  Appointments for Support Staff – POSTPONE Item 1
  9a.  Acceptance of Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (December 2009)

PRESENTATIONS

   •   The K-12 Math Department gave an overview of their program.
   •   Michael Babcock presented and reviewed his 2010 – 2011 Operations and Maintenance
       Department budget.
   •   Terry Brummell presented and reviewed her 2010 – 2011 Transportation Department
       budget.
   •   Laura Bellis presented and reviewed the 2010 – 2011 BOCES budget. John White
       requested a break-down of BOCES line items at the next Board of Education Meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
                                                                          BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                      JANUARY 20, 2010
                                                                                          PAGE 2 OF 4

Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the January
6, 2010 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of Claims Auditor Report (December 2009)

Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                          Finger-
Name             Bldg         Position      Effective      prints                        Total
Eric                          Substitute
Bagdonavicius   ES/MS/HS     Teacher Aide     01/20/10        Cleared       $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First      Last Name       Position                                     Points   Step   Value     Assignment
Name
                           K-6 Math Co-Coordinator (sharing                                       Non-
Lara       DeSantis        with Linda Duddleston)                         3.5      1      1,003   Coaching
                           K-6 Math Co-Coordinator (sharing                                       Non-
Linda      Duddleston      with Lara DeSantis)                            3.5     10     $1,129   Coaching
                                                                                                  Non-
Meredith   Kwiatkowski     Mentoring Christopher Carver                     4     .5       $565   Coaching


Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
Recommendations, as presented.

CORRESPONDENCE

   •    Memo from TST Board of Cooperative Educational Services

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

David Kehoe: Looking to activate the parent portal in SchoolTool on February 1st.

Laura Bellis: Planning to launch PaySchools on February 1st.

Chris Mount: Regents week and the end of marking period 3 next week at the High School.

Jean Wiggins: Co-teachers and teachers are collaborating and reflecting on their accomplishments
mid-year in the Elementary School.

Michael Hayden: A visitation schedule is set for Kim Campbell to meet with co-teachers.
Embracing the Tween Years was held in the Middle School on January 13th. Mr. Hayden will be
hosting ‘lunch with the principal’ as part of the character education program.

Paula Hurley: The high school auditorium is expected to open at the end of January 2010.
                                                                  BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                              JANUARY 20, 2010
                                                                                  PAGE 3 OF 4


OPEN FORUM
NONE

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of Textbook
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Essentials of Human Anatomy &
Physiology textbook, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of a Floating Classroom valued at
$1,200 from Trumansburg Central School District Foundation, Sheldrake Winery and the Floating
Classroom Coordinator to the High School Science Department, as presented.

Approval of Permanent Appointment
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District approves the permanent appointment of Christina Lincoln as
Secretary to the Superintendent, effective July 1, 2009, as presented.

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (December 2009)

OLD BUSINESS
NONE

POLICY

Amendments to Board Policies
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts and adopts the amendments to Board
Policies;

              •   5610 titled ‘Insurance’
              •   7110 titled ‘Comprehensive Student Attendance Policy’
              •   7230 titled ‘Dual Credit for College Courses’
              •   7242 titled ‘Student Directory Information’
              •   7250 titled ‘Student Privacy, Parental Access to Information, and Administration
                  of Certain Physical Examinations to Minors’
              •   7571 titled ‘Admission to Athletic Contests’
              •   7611 titled ‘Children with Disabilities’
              •   8211 titled ‘Prevention Instruction’
                                                                    BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
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                                                                                    PAGE 4 OF 4

BOARD FORUM

Jeff Williams: Has been working on the Community Read effort with Michael Hayden. Mr. Williams
received a grant from Allstate in the amount of $1,000 to put toward the high school’s street survival
program.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:51 p.m., motioned by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke with a vote of 6-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person
       Matters relating to the discipline, suspension of particular persons.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina at 10:55 p.m. and passed by a
vote of 6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                                  BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                             FEBRUARY 3, 2010
                                                                                  PAGE 1 OF 4

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
February 3, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Jeff Williams
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
John White
Owen Senders (arrived at 7:08 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Frank Rossi

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
NONE

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Community Members, Adria Marion, Sue Peters, Gordon Bonnet, Susan Frost, Hope Lewis, Penny
Woodward, Donna Ambrose, Sarah Posegate, Alice Ploss, Press Representative

AGENDA CHANGES
NONE

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the January
20, 2010 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of the Class Activity Report (December 2009)

Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.
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                                                            Finger-   Step/   Grad  BS/MS
Name             Bldg     Position     Effective   Tenure    prints   Value    Hrs  Value     Total
David                   Uncertified                                                         $75/day
Villegas     ES/MS/HS    Substitute     02/03/10     N/A    Cleared    N/A     N/A    BS     (2009-
                           Teacher
                        Uncertified                                                           2010)
                                                                                            $75/day
Katelyn                  Substitute                                                          (2009-
Glanton      ES/MS/HS      Teacher      02/03/10     N/A    Cleared    N/A     N/A           2010)
                        Math 6 Long
                            Term
                         Substitute                                                         $86/day
Anna                    Teacher for                                                          (2009-
Chapman         MS     Lara DeSantis    01/19/10     N/A    Cleared    N/A     N/A   BS      2010)*
*Will be paid the amount listed per day until he/she has worked 20 consecutive days. After 20 days
his/her pay will be retroactive to Step A plus other credits listed.


Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                          Finger-
Name                Bldg       Position      Effective    prints                     Total
Kari
Winkleblack                     Intern       02/03/10 –
Schmidt           ES/MS/HS   Student Nurse    06/30/10       N/A                      $N/A
                                Intern       02/03/10 –
Sarah Searles     ES/MS/HS   Student Nurse    06/30/10       N/A                      $N/A
                              Substitute
Emily Darling     ES/MS/HS   Teacher Aide    02/03/10     Cleared       $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)
Bridgette                     Substitute
Duncan            ES/MS/HS   Teacher Aide    02/03/10     Cleared       $7.92/hr as worked (2009-2010)


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name      Last Name     Position                              Points   Step   Value    Assignment

Jacqueline      Feocco        Volunteer Cheerleading Coach              0      0     $N/A    Coaching
Ryan            Radley        Modified Baseball Coach                   7      0    $1,977   Coaching
Christopher     O’Hara        Varsity Girls Softball Head Coach        12      3    $3,533   Coaching
John            Babcock       Modified Boys Basketball Coach            7      0    $1,977   Coaching
Marc            Vesci         High School Yearbook Advisor             10      1    $2,864   Non-Coaching


CORRESPONDENCE

   •   Memo from TST BOCES – Annual Appreciation Award

Nomination for Annual Appreciation Award
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Board of Education, the Trumansburg Central School District
hereby nominates Douglas Land for the TST BOCES Annual Appreciation Award, as presented.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Jean Wiggins: Kindergarten registration has begun; 5 students are registered for the 2010-2011
school year. Chinese New Year will be held at the Elementary School on February 19th.
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Michael Hayden: Middle School students worked with Elementary School students last week as
part of the Community Read. The PTO game night will be held this Friday night. The Doig Diner,
with Mr. Hayden, Ms. Hardesty and Ms. Harding-Grosfelt as wait staff, opened as part of a
Character Education reward.

Chris Mount: Senior (Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball) night will be held this Thursday at the High
School. We are beginning to create the master schedule for the 2010-2011 school year.

David Kehoe: Has been unrolling the parent portal in SchoolTool.

Laura Bellis: Terry Brummell and Kyle Schmidt will be demoing a propane bus at TST BOCES
tomorrow. The Business Office participated in a fraud webinar this week. Paige Rumsey has
begun work on a manual for procedures to be followed by extra-curricular advisors.

Paula Hurley: Will introduce facilities procedures for use/approval of internal and external usage of
school buildings to the next Board Meeting, February 17th.

OPEN FORUM
Parents spoke about concerns with the 2nd grade classes.

NEW BUSINESS

The Music Department gave an overview of their department.

Approval of Transportation Request
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves transportation request from Rachel Sosna to
transport Milan Good and Paris Good from 1860 Trumansburg Rd, Trumansburg, NY to Immaculate
Conception School, Ithaca, NY beginning February 1, 2010, as presented.

Approval of Refund
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the refund of $633.82 to Jeffery D. Abrand &
Molly Buck, 9812 Congress Street Extension, Trumansburg, NY for parcel #452089 20-1-53.1 due
to omission of Basic Star Exemption on 2009 property tax bill. Application for Refund of Real
Property Taxes received from Seneca County on 01/26/10, as presented.

OLD BUSINESS

   •   Budget Review/Discussion

POLICY

Removal of Board Policy
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby removes the Board Policy 1511 titled ‘Agenda Format’,
as presented.
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                                                                            FEBRUARY 3, 2010
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BOARD FORUM

John White: Attended the Legislative Breakfast on Saturday and wrote Larry Cumming, CNYSBA,
a follow-up letter.

Douglas Land: Attended the Legislative Breakfast on Saturday.

Cynthia Farina: Concerned with late night discussions about the budget and it being too late for
community involvement. She is also concerned about the length of the department presentations.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke at 10:05 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 6-0-0.

                     Respectfully submitted,



                     Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                     Board of Education
                                                                BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                           FEBRUARY 17, 2010
                                                                                PAGE 1 OF 3

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
February 17, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:04 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke (arrived at 7:06 p.m.)
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
Frank Rossi (arrived at 7:06 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Owen Senders
Jeff Williams
John White

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
Matt Taves

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Community Members, JB Lockwood, Steve Moracco, Marc Salino, Meredith Kwiatkowski, Gordon
Bonnet, Barb Mechalke, Kathy MacQueen, Rosa Fernandez-Fraiser, Aeriana Cederstrom, Wilson
Delille

AGENDA CHANGES
    9a. 2010-2011 Draft School Calendar - POSTPONED
    9b. Authorization to Open Bank Accounts with Tioga State Bank

PRESENTATIONS

The LOTE Department gave an overview of their department.

Matt Taves presented the 2010-2011 Athletic/Extra-Curricular Budget.

David Kehoe presented the 2010-2011 Technology and Pupil Services Budget.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
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                                                                                           PAGE 2 OF 3

Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the
February 3, 2010 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of the Claims Auditor Report (January 2010)

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (January 2010)

Acceptance of the Class Activity Report (January 2010)

Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

Approval of Leave of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence, as
presented.

                                                                           Est’d Return
Name                        Position        Est’d Effective Date               Date          Reason
                          6th Grade Math
Lara DeSantis              Teacher (MS)              03/08/10                06/30/10        Leave of Absence


Appointments for Support Staff
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                Finger-
Name               Bldg         Position     Effective          prints                      Total

Mary Kelly          ES          Cleaner       03/01/10          Cleared      $10.31/hr @ 260 days @ 8 hrs/day


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name    Last Name        Position                                   Points   Step   Value     Assignment

Wilson        Delille          French Club Advisor                            1      0    225.60    Non-Coaching


CORRESPONDENCE

   •     Douglas Land read a letter from John Porter expressing his interest in remaining on the
         Board at TST BOCES.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Jean Wiggins: A team from the Elementary School visited Odessa School District to see their RTI
program (K-2). A visit to assess Elmira Heights advanced RTI program is planned for the future.

Michael Hayden: Is also visiting districts and checking out their RTI program. In 6 week the NYS
tests will be administered for grades 5-8 in the Middle School.
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Paula Hurley: TST BOCES will be holding a Legislative Forum in the Trumansburg High School
auditorium on Saturday, March 6, 2010.

OPEN FORUM

Mary Guthrie thanked the Board for listening to parents concerns about the 2nd grade classrooms
and requested that parents be able to continue dialog with the Board regarding this issue.

Kathy MacQueen thanked the Board for continuing dialog with 2nd grade parents.

Stephen Moracco spoke to the Board about student parking at the High School.

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of 2010-2011 School Calendar - POSTPONED

Authorization to Open Account
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the District Treasurer to open two bank
accounts with Tioga State Bank for the purpose of segregating reserve funds as outlined by
General Municipal Law: Employee Benefit Accrued Liability Reserve – Account #4347862 in the
amount of $1,325,941 plus accrued interest; and Reserve for Retirement System Credits – Account
#4347846 in the amount of $676,172 plus accrued interest, as presented.

OLD BUSINESS

   •   There was discussion regarding facilities use and procedures and rates.

POLICY

Amendments to Board Policies
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the first reading of the amendments to Board
Policies 6180 and 6470, as presented.

BOARD FORUM

Frank Rossi: Would like more information on the success of NYSSBA’s effects to improve K-12
education in New York State.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina seconded by Peter Cooke at 10:07 p.m. and passed by a
vote of 5-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                               BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                             MARCH 3, 2010
                                                                               PAGE 1 OF 5

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
March 3, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
Frank Rossi (arrived at 7:04 p.m.)
Owen Senders
Jeff Williams
John White

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Cynthia Farina

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
Michael Babcock

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Community Members, Students, Nancy Compese, Ann Russell, Margaret Knobloch, Barb
Mechalke, Meredith Kwiatkowski, Donna Ambrose, Gordon Bonnet, Adria Marion, Sue Peters, Nikki
Clarke, Gayla Miller, Hope Lewis, Michael Babcock, Penny Woodward, Larry Glanton, Rosa
Fernandez-Fraiser, Linda Duddleston

AGENDA CHANGES
    9d. Approval of Termination

PRESENTATIONS

Jean Wiggins gave an overview of the Elementary School program budget.

Michael Hayden gave an overview of the Middle School program budget.

Chris Mount gave an overview of the High School program budget.

Cathryn Sellers gave an overview of the Special Education program budget.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
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Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the
February 17, 2010 meeting, as presented.

Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff
appointments, contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                                Finger-    Step/     Grad      BS/MS
Name           Bldg         Position       Effective   Tenure   prints     Value     Hrs       Value        Total
                            Student
                         Teaching with     02/22/10
Jennifer                 Stacy Tilton,        –
Troutman        ES        Special Ed       03/26/10     N/A       N/A       N/A          N/A      N/A        $N/A
                          Math 6 Long
                              Term
                           Substitute      01/19/10                                                        $86/day
Anna                      Teacher for         –                                                            (2009-
Chapman         MS       Lara DeSantis     06/30/10     N/A     Cleared     N/A          N/A      BS       2010)*


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff
appointments, contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name    Last Name         Position                                Points    Step    Value        Assignment

Eric          Murphy            JV Girls Varsity Softball Coach            10       6     $3,064       Coaching
John          Dunlap            Varsity Boys Track Coach                   11      10     $3,547       Coaching
Russell       Peterson          Modified Co-Ed Track Coach                  7       5     $2,117       Coaching
Lara          DeSantis          Modified Co-Ed Track Coach                  7       7     $2,173       Coaching
John          Babcock           Modified Girls Basketball Coach             7       0     $1,977       Coaching


CORRESPONDENCE

   •      The District Administration and Board of Education received an invitation to the T-S-T
          BOCES 2010 Career & Tech Open House on March 18th.
   •      The District Administration and Board of Education received an invitation to the T-S-T
          BOCES 2010 Annual Meeting on April 14th.
   •      Douglas Land received a booklet on from The Assembly titled ‘Stopping Mental Health
          Stigma’.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Jean Wiggins: The Elementary School celebrated Dr. Suess’ birthday this week. The Staff
Basketball game will be held on Friday night. The Food Education Program has started this week.

Michael Hayden: The Community Read will be held on March 18th during the school day. Middle
School Showcase will be held on March 18th in the evening.

Chris Mount: Still planning scheduling for next year. Letters for AP Exams will be sent out to
students this week.
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                                                                                 MARCH 3, 2010
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David Kehoe: Tested out the snow day message on the automated SchoolMessenger system last
week.

Laura Bellis: Working on the 2010-2011 School Budget.

Paula Hurley: School Report Cards should be coming out on the 4th of March. Our district now has
a centralized registration form for 2010-2011 that will be used by all buildings.

OPEN FORUM

Linda Duddleston invited the Board to the Elementary School for Fibonacci Day on Friday, March
5th.

Ann Russell voiced concern about the road that her grandson would be required to walk to get to
school.

Mary Gutherie inquired about what parents can do to assist with 2nd grade staffing issues for this
year and next year.

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of 2010-2011 Continuing Employee Letters
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the 2010-2011 continuing employment letters
for all district staff, as presented.

Authorization for the T-S-T BOCES Final Services Commitment Form
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 6-0-
0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Superintendent to sign the T-S-T
BOCES Final Services Commitment Form for the 2010-2011 school year in the amount of
$2,851,576.91, as presented.

Authorization to Join Group Bid for Bread and Bread Products
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0: BE
IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby
participates in cooperative bidding for bread and bread products for the school year 2010-2011 with
other school districts in the Southern Tier of New York State, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Doretta Hughson, Clerk of the Board of Education, GST
BOCES, be designated to advertise, receive and open said bids, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of Trumansburg Central School District
reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Acceptance of Termination
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the termination, as presented.

Name                            Position                 Effective Date     Reason
Robert Vann                    Bus Driver                   03/03/10        Termination
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                                                                                  MARCH 3, 2010
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OLD BUSINESS

Approval of the Draft 2010-2011 School Districts and Board Meeting Calendar
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Draft 2010-2011 School District and
Board Meeting Calendar, as amended. Additional Board Meeting will be schedule as needed and
the public will be notified.

POLICY

Amendments to Board Policies
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts and adopts the Board Policies:

   •   6180 titled ‘Staff-Student Relations (Fraternization)’
   •   6470 titled ‘Staff Use of Computerized Information Resources’

as presented.

BOARD FORUM

Maureen Shallish: Shared that the ‘Contact Us’ on the District web site is not working. Maureen
asked Owen Senders how communication with students after Board Meetings is progressing.
Douglas Land asked Owen to prepare a brief overview for the next Board Meeting on March 17th.

John White: Met Tina Hodges from New Roots at the T-S-T BOCES executive committee meeting
and was able to schedule a visit to New Roots, which happened today with he and the
Superintendent. The Board of Education may be inviting Tina to present at a Board Meeting. Frank
would like the Board to organize questions for her ahead of time.

Jeff Williams: Invited the community to schedule a time with a building principal to go into a
classroom and talk about a chapter in the Community Read book.

Douglas Land: Invited all to attend the Public Forum being held in the HS Auditorium on Saturday,
March 6th at 10:00 a.m.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 8:47 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi with a vote of 6-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Discussion regarding proposed, pending or current litigation
       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person
       Matters relating to the suspension of a particular person
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ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Frank Rossi at 10:30 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 6-0-0.

                     Respectfully submitted,



                     Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                     Board of Education
                                                                BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                             MARCH 17, 2010
                                                                                PAGE 1 OF 4

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
March 17, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
Frank Rossi
Jeff Williams
Owen Senders

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
John White

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
Deb Bush
Michael Babcock

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Barb Mechalke, Jodi Latini, Meredith Kwiatkowski, Gabriel Spencer, Anna Pausch, Nancy
Compese, Nikki Clark, Gayla Miller, Val Fontaine, Kara FrostClapp, Karen White, Adria Marion,
Larry Glanton Gordon Bonnet, Heidi Oros, Don Miller, Phil Smith, Cathy Bair, Karen Glanton, Sue
Peters, Elspeth Peterson, Kathy Baker, Donna Ambrose, Mary Jane Richmond, Joan Melvin, Ellyn
Zimet, John Wertis, Dorothy Sholeen, Chris Harding-Grosfelt, Linda Duddleston, John Porter and
Community Members

AGENDA CHANGES
    5c. Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report - POSTPONED
    5f.  Additional Leave of Absence
    9e. Acceptance of Resignation
    11a. Amendments to Board Policy - POSTPONED

PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Ellen O’Donnell, David Parsons, Tony DiLucci, Peg Kehoe, Tom Watts, Rick Miller and Heather
Sheridan-Thomas presented an overview of the 2010-2011 BOCES Budget

Deb Bush presented an overview of the 2010-2011 Food Service Budget. Ms. Bush’s plans for
retirement were mentioned. The Board and Administrators thanked her for the many years of
excellent service she has provided the schools.
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                                                                                    MARCH 17, 2010
                                                                                       PAGE 2 OF 4


Paula Hurley presented an overview of the 2010-2011 Administrative Budget.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0,
as amended:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the March 3,
2010 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of the Claims Auditor Report (February 2010)
Maureen Shallish requested a hard copy of the Claims Auditor Report be sent included in her Board
Packets.

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (February 2010) - POSTPONED

Acceptance of the Class Activity Report (February 2010)

Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

Approval of Leave of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence, as
presented.

                                                                       Est’d Return
Name                      Position        Est’d Effective Date             Date           Reason
                       ES-Kindergarten
Jennifer Weinstein         Teacher                04/12/10              06/30/10          Leave of Absence

Stacey Hair            ES Teacher Aide            02/04/10              06/03/10          Leave of Absence


Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                             Finger-    Step/      Grad   BS/MS
Name          Bldg     Position       Effective    Tenure    prints     Value      Hrs    Value     Total
                         Field
                       Experience
                     Placement with   03/17/10
Zachary               Alice Ploss,    (30 hours
Adams         MS     Music Teacher     total)       N/A       N/A        N/A       N/A     N/A      $N/A


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.
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First Name   Last Name       Position                              Points   Step   Value    Assignment

Jared        Smith           Volunteer JV Baseball Coach                0      0     $N/A   Coaching



CORRESPONDENCE
NONE

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Paula Hurley: Will be receiving a copy of Advocacy Day on CD to share. The Black Locust Project
has a proposed putting in a squash garden at the Middle School.

Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) Update:
    • Jean Wiggins: The Elementary School PTO is on the verge of sending out recruiting
       information to parents. There are teachers in the Elementary that are interested in being a
       part of SBDM.
    • Michael Hayden: The process for recruiting/joining SBDM is underway in the Middle School.

OPEN FORUM
Jodi Latini thanked the Board of Education for all of their effort and for listening to parents concerns.
Nancy Compese asked about the proposed change in duties for a Middle School teacher.

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of T-S-T BOCES Board Candidate
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the recommendation of John Porter as a
candidate for the T-S-T BOCES Board, as presented.

Authorization to Sign Agreement between TCSD and ICSD
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes the Board President to sign the agreement
between Ithaca City School District and Trumansburg Central School District for Ithaca to provide
health and welfare services to 13 students attending non-public schools located in Ithaca, New York
at a per pupil cost of $744.43 for a total amount of $9,677.59 due for the 09-10 school year.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby gratefully accepts the donation of $100 from Rhonda
Howe to the Seido Karate Club, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby gratefully accepts the donation of $500 from the TCSD
Foundation to the Elementary School Library, as presented.
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Acceptance of Resignation
A motion was made by Maureen Shallish, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-
0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts, with regret, the resignation, as presented.

Name                           Position                   Effective Date    Reason
Sandra Neiss                  MS Secretary                   06/30/10       Retirement

OLD BUSINESS
NONE

POLICY

Amendments to Board Policies - POSTPONED

BOARD FORUM

Owen Senders: Made suggestions on how a student member could be more involved if given
specific issues or if given an assigned a task to enhance their participation.

Maureen Shallish: Suggested that any new member be requested to review items to be covered in
the annual Organizational Meeting to gain understanding of what to expect during that meeting.
Ms. Shallish suggested that current members engage in the task as well.

Douglas Land: Spent the beginning of the week at the State Issues Conference and Meeting with
legislatures in Albany.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 10:32 p.m., motioned by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi with a vote of 6-0-0
to discuss the following:

         Discussion regarding pending and current litigation
         Matters relating to the discipline of a particular person

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams at 11:15 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                               BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                            MARCH 31, 2010
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A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
March 31, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
Jeff Williams
Owen Senders (arrived at 7:02 p.m.)
John White
Cynthia Farina (arrived at 7:11 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Frank Rossi

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
Michael Babcock

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Barb Mechalke, Gordon Bonnet, Heather Mount, Kelsey deCoudres, Kim deCoudres, Lisa Collins,
Meredith Kwiatkowski, Cathryn Sellers, Don Miller, Daniel Stackman, Rachel Feltner, Sarah
Posegate, Alice Ploss, Chris Harding-Grosfelt, Mike Babcock, Jean Gallagher, Hilary Swartwood,
Hope Lewis, Bryce DeSantis, Donna Ambrose

AGENDA CHANGES
    4b. Budget Presentation
    9g. Acceptance of Resignations
    9h. Approval of Contract
    9i. 2009-2010 School District Calendar Alteration

PRESENTATIONS

Lisa Collins presented an overview of the Trumansburg Afterschool Program

Paula presented other sections of the 2010-2011 a Budget Overview, General Support and
Undistributed Expenditures. Board discussion of overall budget followed.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
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Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the March
31, 2010 meeting, as amended.

Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

Approval of Leave of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence, as
presented.

                                                                   Est’d Return
Name                        Position       Est’d Effective Date        Date          Reason

Jodi Simoneau              ES Teacher            07/01/10            06/30/11        Leave of Absence


Appointments for Instructional Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Instructional Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                          Finger-    Step/   Grad   BS/MS
Name            Bldg   Position      Effective   Tenure    prints    Value    Hrs   Value    Total
                     Long Term Sub
                      Teacher for
Sherry                 Jennifer                                                             $86/day
McWhorter-             Weinstein                                                             (2009-
Wyckoff       ES    (Kindergarten)    04/12/10     N/A    Cleared    39,780  1,800   400     2010)*
*Will be paid the amount listed per day until he/she has worked 20 consecutive days. After 20 days
his/her pay will be retroactive to Step A plus other credits listed.


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name     Last Name      Position                            Points   Step   Value    Assignment

Kristen        Fischer        Modified Girls Softball Coach           7      0    $1,977   Coaching


CORRESPONDENCE

   •      Paula Hurley shared a letter from Tompkins County Board of Election regarding electronic
          voting machines.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Jean Wiggins: The Elementary School Staff participated in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training
on the Superintendent’s Conference Day on March 19th. Kindergarten parent night was held last
Thursday. The playground planning committee met tonight and began planning the community
build scheduled to start on August 14th.
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Michael Hayden: The Middle School Staff regrouped on the March 19th Superintendent’s
Conference Day. 5th Grade Teachers worked with Discovery Trail to plan their trip to Cayuga
Nature Center. The Middle School held their annual Career Day on Monday. NYS Assessment
dates are right around the corner. Information will be sent out to parents regarding testing dates.
8th Grade Parent Night was held last Thursday.

Chris Mount: 8th Grade Parent Night was held last Thursday. Grades 9-12 were able to work
together planning curriculum during the Superintendent’s Day held on March 19th. Mr. Mount
attended the High School Chamber Group’s music performance at the Philomathic Library last
Friday.

David Kehoe: The web server and network operating system will be upgraded while school is
closed next week.

Paula Hurley: Spoke with Superintendents Tom Phillips from Watkins Glen and Janie Nusser from
South Seneca about collaborating and sharing what our districts have in common and how it may
result in a savings to each district. More information will be shared as the process evolves.
Interviews were held today for the Community Education Coordinator position. There were 14
applications, of which 6 were selected for an interview. The interview committee has selected a
candidate, but is waiting for an acceptance before announcing who the next Community Education
Coordinator is.

OPEN FORUM

Kim deCoudres shared her admiration for the Music Department and communicated why she felt
this program was important to our district.

Barb Mechalke asked if the district is able to receive state aide for the purchase of Smartboards
and what the savings to the district is through attrition.

Bryce DeSantis spoke about how important the Music Program is to him. Mr. DeSantis believes
that the Musicals that are performed by Middle School students are enhanced by this wonderful
program.

NEW BUSINESS

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $1,000 from the TCSD
Foundation for payment of a resident scientist for Andrew Moore’s 5th Grade Science Classes, as
presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $922.27 from the Ujeni Fund to
the 6th Grade Science Classes to support an exploratory field trip to Taughannock Park in May
2010, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
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  Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $8,059.84 from the Ujeni Fund
  to the Taiko Drumming Project for the Middle School Music Program, as presented.

  Acceptance of Donation
  A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
  Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
  Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $1,500 from the Ujeni Fund to
  the 5th Grade to support the academic subject area of Social Studies, with particular emphasis on
  the Caribbean cultures, as presented.

  Approval of Refund
  A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
  Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
  Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the refund of $122.69 for 2007, $77.36 for
  2008 and $0 for 2009; total refund $200.26 to Brian and Denise Grout, PO Box 3927, Ithaca, NY for
  parcel #33-3-1.192 due to a Soil and Water Conservation error on the 2007, 2008 and 2009
  exemption worksheet. Application for Refund of Real Property Taxes received from Tompkins
  County on 01/11/10.

  Acceptance of Bid
  A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
  Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
  Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the bid for one (1) 2011 Ford F350 XL 4 x 4
  with Plow and Stake Body in the amount of $32,174.00 from Carbone Auto, Utica, NY as specified
  in Bid #2010-119 by DCMO BOCES. Purchase contingent upon voter approval on May 18, 2010
  for use of the Vehicle & Equipment Reserve for funding this purchase.

  Acceptance of Resignations
  A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
  Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
  Trumansburg Central School District hereby, with deepest regret, accepts the resignations, as
  presented.

Name                            Position               Effective Date        Reason
Penelope Woodward            MS Music Teacher               06/30/10         Retirement
Lynne Stager                    ES Teacher                  06/30/10         Retirement

  Approval of Contract
  A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
  Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
  Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the contract for Horseheads Central School
  District to provide health & welfare services to three students attending private schools in their
  district at a cost of $272.40 per student for a total of $817.20.

  2009-2010 School District Calendar Alteration
  A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
  Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
  Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the calendar alteration to the 2009-2010
  School District Calendar to close school for the day on May 28, 2010, as presented.

  OLD BUSINESS

  Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (February 2010)
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POLICY

Amendments to Board Policies
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby adopts the amendments to Board Policies:

   • 5310 titled ‘Bonding of Employees and School Board Members’
   • 5530 titled ‘Petty Cash Funds and Cash in School Buildings’
   • 5630 titled ‘Facilities: Inspection, Operation and Maintenance’

BOARD FORUM

Cynthia Farina: Would like to see numbers as to where neighboring districts (our BOCES districts)
are with their tax levy increases and if ours is comparable or higher in comparison. Ms. Farina
would also like to see a new total budget that includes an additional Kindergarten teacher.

Maureen Shallish: Pointed out articles in the latest edition of ‘On Board’ that were related to the
budget process.

Douglas Land: Suggested that Board read up on the most recent Charter School study before
inviting a Charter School representative to a meeting. Ms. Land mentioned that NYS is looking to
change their state testing, possibly putting tests on-line.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:12 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams with a vote of 6-0-0 to
discuss the following:

      Discussion of the employment matters of particular persons

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by Cynthia Farina at 10:00 p.m. and passed by a
vote of 6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                                  BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                APRIL 21, 2010
                                                                                  PAGE 1 OF 7

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
April 21, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
John White
Frank Rossi
Owen Senders (arrived at 7:25 p.m.)
Jeff Williams (arrived at 7:45 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
None

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
None

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Neil DeRaiche, Sarah Posegate, Austin Ridley, Elspeth Peterson, Jane Gallagher, Nancy Zylich,
Andrew Peterson, Greg Addicott, Nikki Clark, Don Miller, Megan Durling, Rachel Feltner, Barb
Mechalke, Cathryn Sellers, Kim deCoudres

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 7:03 p.m. p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina with a vote of 6-0-
0 to discuss the following:

       Matters relating to the appointment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal,
       or removal of a particular person, person, or corporation

The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District returned to regular meeting at
7:13 p.m. A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed by a vote of
6-0-0.

AGENDA CHANGES
    8b. Amendment to Election Inspectors
    8g. Approval of Private School Transportation
    8h. Approval of High School Track Team Field Trip
    8i. Acceptance of Class Activity Report (March 2010)
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       8j.   Acceptance of Amended Resignation
       8k.   Acceptance of Termination
       8l.   Appointment of Extra-Curricular Staff

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the March
31, 2010 meeting, as presented.

Acceptance of the Claims Auditor Report (March 2010)

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (March 2010)

Approval of CSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE
recommendations, as presented.

Approval of Leave of Absence
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the leave of absence, as
presented.

                                                                   Est’d Return
Name                        Position        Est’d Effective Date       Date           Reason

Sarah Posegate           MS Music Teacher         06/09/10          01/18/11          Leave of Absence


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name   Last Name    Position                                   Points    Step   Value    Assignment

Geri         Judd         High School Drama Choreographer                 3       1     $859   Non-Coaching
Geri         Judd         High School Drama Pianist                       2       1     $573   Non-Coaching


CORRESPONDENCE

CNYSBA Annual Meeting Cancelled

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Jean Wiggins: Tomorrow and Friday is Kindergarten screening. NYS ELA testing begins on
Monday. The Edible School Yard committee had a follow up meeting with the community last
Friday. Ms. Wiggins has requested that the committee, along with Mike Ouckama, the new Food
Educator, put together a presentation for the Board of Education to introduce the Edible Garden.
Mr. Ouckama has been introducing students to different vegetables by having them create art that
they can eat. There are 82 students registered for Kindergarten in 2010-2011.
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Chris Mount: Spring Sports are in full swing. There is a High School play Thursday, Friday and
Saturday at 7:30 p.m. AP exams begin on May 3rd. Current High School students and incoming
freshmen are registered for 2010-2011. Scheduling with the Master Schedule will begin soon.

Michael Hayden: The Middle School is preparing for the NYS Exams and students are ready to
take them. The 8th Grade Washington D.C. trip is scheduled for May 12th. The senior editor of
PTO Magazine has contacted the Middle School regarding the PTO game night that was held in
February. The editor would like to put an article about the event in the PTO Magazine. If the article
is printed, Mr. Hayden will share copies of the magazine with the Board.

David Kehoe: There have been interruptions in phone and network services in the Elementary
School and the Old District Office. Repairs/diagnosis of the problem began at 4:00 p.m. today.

Laura Bellis: Our Internal Auditor, Ronald Finch, began working in the District Office this week. On
April 28th Mark Vislosky, Financial Advisor, will be presenting to the Board.

Paula Hurley: Teresa Sawester has accepted the position of Community Education Coordinator.
Ms. Hurley sent the Board of Education information on the 25/55 TRS incentive that was recently
signed by the Governor. Ms. Hurley asked the Board to allow her to extend the longevity award
deadline for receiving retirement notification from instructional staff to June 1, 2010. The Board of
Education was in favor of the extension. Ms. Hurley gave a brief update to the Board of Education
and the public on the construction project. Jim Slavetskas, the construction manager and Steve
Moolin, the architect from BDA will be at our May 5th Board Meeting to give an update on the status
of the project as well.

Laura Bellis: As the Board is aware; we have switched our financial advisor to Fiscal. Mr. McGill,
our former financial advisor, discovered that we were going out to bid and contacted us to let us
know that he had begun work for us based on previous service. In short, the district owes Mr.
McGill money for the work that he had begun on the bond resolution in 2007. Mr. McGill is now
aware that we are no longer in need of his services.

OPEN FORUM
None

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of 2010-2011 Budget Propositions
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 4-3-0
(Opposed: Peter Cooke, John White, Jeff Williams): Upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District
hereby approves 2010-2011 Budget Propositions, as presented amended.

Paula Hurley shared information on the tax levy and budget changes for surrounding districts.
Laura Bellis collected all of the tax levy and budget data for the southern tier area, as well as the
TST districts. Paula shared the levy and budget changes for Elmira Heights, Lansing, Newfield,
Odessa, Watkins Glen and South Seneca. Laura Bellis will send the Board a spreadsheet
containing the data discussed, plus additional districts information.

Cynthia Farina requested a teaching position be put back into the budget. Ms. Farina felt that
eliminating a teaching position in the Music Department would have a negative impact on the
success of the program. This request will increase the budget amount from $23,054,651 to
$23,114,651 and will bring the tax levy up to approximately 3%. Discussion ensued.
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2010-11 Budget Proposition
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by John White Maureen Shallish and passed with a
vote of 4-3-0 (Opposed: Peter Cooke, John White, Jeff Williams): SHALL THE FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT: RESOLVED, That the Board of Education of the
Trumansburg Central School District, in the Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and Seneca, New
York, by and hereby is authorized to expend the sums set forth in the General Fund Appropriations
in the amount of $23,054,651 $23,114,651 and to levy the necessary tax therefore, as amended.

Purchase of School Buses
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT: RESOLVED, That the Board of
Education of the Trumansburg Central School District, in the Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and
Seneca, New York, is hereby authorized and directed to purchase three school buses and to
expend therefore a gross sum not exceeding $390,000 as follows:

Three 61-66 passenger School Buses at a gross cost not exceeding $390,000

And that there shall be applied to the purchase any trade-in allowance to be received for a bus (or
buses) now owned by the school district, and that the aforesaid sum of $390,000 or so much
thereof as may be necessary, shall be raised by tax on the taxable property of the school district to
be collected in annual installments; and further resolved that the Board of Education is authorized to
issue obligations of the district therefore in accordance with Education Law and Local Finance Law.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That if enacted legislation allows school districts to pay cash for new
school buses without penalty of capacity ratings, the Board of Education is authorized to pay cash
for the three buses in an amount not to exceed $390,000 with the appropriation coming from the
General Fund balance.

Vehicle and Equipment Reserve Fund
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT: RESOLVED, That the Board of
Education of the Trumansburg Central School District, in the Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and
Seneca, New York, is hereby authorized, pursuant to Section 3651 of the Education Law, known as
the Vehicle and Equipment Reserve Fund, to purchase instructional computer equipment, kitchen
equipment, and a maintenance vehicle with accessories and expend therefore a gross sum of
$85,000 and that the aforesaid total of up to the sum of $85,000 be expended from the Vehicle and
Equipment Reserve Fund in accordance with Education Law and Local Finance Law.

Ulysses Philomathic Library
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT: RESOLVED, That the Board of
Education of the Trumansburg Central School District, in the Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and
Seneca, New York, is hereby authorized to raise the tax levy from $82,000 to $94,000 for the
support of the Ulysses Philomathic Library, and such sum shall be paid annually to the trustees of
said library.
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Connection to the Village Water and Sewer
Whereas, a petition was submitted by Frederick and Carol Vanderzee on April 15, 2010 requesting
a proposition to be submitted to the voters at the District annual meeting for “permission to connect
to the village water and sewer”,

Whereas, there is no evidence that a plan for the proposed project has been submitted to and
approved by the Village of Trumansburg,

Whereas, the Board of Education is unaware of any determination by the Village of Trumansburg
whether the proposed project will be public or private, it is therefore,

Resolved, that the petition as submitted is rejected as premature and ambiguous.

Approval of Chairperson, Election Inspectors and Assistant Clerks
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Chairperson, Election Inspectors and
Assistant Clerks, as amended (remove Gary Astles as an Alternate Election Inspector).

Approval of Baden-Powell Council – Boy Scouts Request
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Trumansburg Central School District
hereby approves the Baden-Powell Council Boy Scouts request, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $672 from the TCSD
Foundation to purchase AlphaSmart, as presented.

2009-2010 School Calendar Alteration
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Maureen Shallish and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the alteration to the 2009-2010 School
Calendar to add a Special Meeting of the Board of Education on April 28, 2010, as presented.

Approval for the Washington DC Trip for 8th Grade Students
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Washington DC Trip for 8th Grade
Students, as presented.

Approval of Private School Transportation
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves private school transportation for the 2010-
2011 school year, as presented.

Approval for the High School Boys Track Team Field Trip
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
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Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the High School Boys Track Team Field Trip
to Philadelphia, PA, as presented.

Acceptance of Class Activity Report (March 2010)

Acceptance of Amended Resignation
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the resignation, as amended.

Name                                  Position            Effective Date      Reason
                                                        07/01/10 (Amended
Lynne Stager                      ES Teacher             from 06/30/10)       Retirement


Acceptance of Termination
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the termination, as presented.

Name                              Position                Effective Date      Reason
Eric Murphy                JV Girls Softball Coach           04/19/10         Termination


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff, contingent upon
the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name     Last Name   Position                                        Points   Step   Value    Assignment

Samuel         Trechter    JV Girls Softball Coach (effective 04/19/10)        4       0   $1,130   Coaching


OLD BUSINESS

Chris Mount asked if there were any Board Members that will be unable to attend the High School
Graduation Ceremony on June 26th. Frank Rossi is unable to attend. Cynthia Farina may have a
conflict.

POLICY
Paula Hurley sent out new policies for the Policy Committee to review.

BOARD FORUM

Maureen Shallish: Asked when we will introduce Board of Education candidates for the next three-
year term (the annual public hearing on May 5th). Inquired what the status of finding a student
candidate was. Chris Mount responded that a petition is being created and that he has met with
Owen Senders to highlight the expectations of the next student member on the Board. Douglas
Land also added that she will be working on a new member packet with Paula for the next members
to join the board, as well as those who are already filling their term as Board Members. Maureen
Shallish asked that the article ‘Claims auditing: Protecting the district’s bottom line’ in the April 12
edition of ‘On Board’ be shared with Kevin Williamson, our Internal Claims Auditor.
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                                                                                 APRIL 21, 2010
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Owen Senders: Wanted to know who the Earth Day organizers were and if the district purchases
the T-Shirts (Sports Boosters purchases the T-Shirts for Earth Day).

Douglas Land: Requested Board Members to report on the progress of the committees that they
are on at the May 5th Board Meeting. Each member received a hard copy of the Superintendent’s
Evaluation to complete; Tina Lincoln will send it out electronically as well. The evaluation is due
back on or before May 5th.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:04 p.m., motioned by Jeff Williams, seconded by Cynthia Farina with a vote of 7-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Discussion regarding current litigation
       Discussion of the employment matters of a particular person
       Matters relating to the discipline of a particular person

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Jeff Williams, seconded by John White at 10:35 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 7-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                                    BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                  APRIL 28, 2010
                                                                                    PAGE 1 OF 3

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
April 28, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
Cynthia Farina
John White
Frank Rossi
Owen Senders (arrived at 7:04 p.m.)
Jeff Williams

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
None

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
None

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Don Miller, Mark Vislosky

Douglas Land requested a moment of silence in honor of Blaze (Robert) Ellis, a retired Elementary
School Custodian that dedicated many years to our district. Blaze passed away late last night.

AGENDA CHANGES
    9c. Appointments of Support Staff
    9d. Authorization to Solicit Proposals

PRESENTATION

Mark Vislosky, CFO of Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., reviewed the district’s options for
permanent financing of the Facilities Alteration Capital Project. There are two methods available to
school districts – the open market, where you are aided at an assumed rate established by the
State Education Department; or through the Dormitory Authority of New York State, where you are
aided at the full interest rate offered by DASNY. In the current economic climate, there is no
chance of matching the state’s rate because interest rates are trending up. Based on this scenario,
it is Mark’s advice to the district to participate in the pooled financing through DASNY in June 2010.
Douglas Land asked Mark to provide a list of school districts that have used the DASNY financing
method in the past.
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CONSENT AGENDA
None

CORRESPONDENCE
None

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Paula Hurley: Joe Sibley from Ness-Sibley Funeral Home shared with her that Blaze Ellis
requested any donations that were to be made in his honor be made to the Elementary School
Music Department.

OPEN FORUM
None

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of T-S-T BOCES Administrative Budget
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves Resolution 1: Tentative 2010-2011 BOCES
Administration Budget, as presented.

Approval of T-S-T BOCES Board Members
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves Resolution 2: Election of Members of the
Board of Cooperative Educational Services, as presented.

Appointment for Support Staff
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Support Staff appointments, contingent
upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

                                                         Finger-
Name               Bldg         Position     Effective   prints                  Total

Sonja Vann    Transportation   Bus Driver    05/01/10    Cleared       $17.40/hr, 3.5 hrs per day
Dawn                            Sub Bus
Trickler      Transportation     Driver      05/01/10    Cleared     $23.25/hr as worked (2009-2010)


Authorization to Solicit Proposals
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 7-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes solicitation for proposals for implementation
and construction of a Solar PV Project at the Russell I. Doig Middle School.

OLD BUSINESS
None

POLICY
None
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                                                                                APRIL 28, 2010
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BOARD FORUM

Maureen Shallish: Asked if Ann Russell’s concerns with the pond were being addressed. Paula
Hurley has contacted Ann to let her know where we were in the process. After AP Exams are over,
students will be taking a look at the quality of the water that is feeding our pond from surrounding
businesses; which in turn is feeding the pond on Ann’s property. Ann asked that she be contacted
with the results of the testing. Maureen attended the NYSSBA Law Conference last Friday.
Maureen found the conference very informative. There was good knowledge shared about the
Superintendent’s Evaluation format/process and developing a Superintendent’s contract. Maureen
will pass the information that she received along to Douglas Land and Paula Hurley.

Frank Rossi: Attended the NYSSBA Law Conference last Friday as well last week. Frank was
particularly interested in the information that was shared about school consolidation, the
Superintendent’s Evaluation format/process, developing a Superintendent’s contract and the
dialogue regarding maximizing BOCES services.

Cynthia Farina: Would like our BOCES representative on the TST BOCES Board to be more
aggressive with pursuing BOCES services.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 7:50 p.m., motioned by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White with a vote of 7-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Matters relating to the appoint of particular persons

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Maureen Shallish at 8:47 p.m. and passed by a
vote of 7-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                               BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                MAY 5, 2010
                                                                               PAGE 1 OF 4

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
April 28, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:02 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
John White
Owen Senders (arrived at 7:03 p.m.)
Frank Rossi (arrived at 7:13 p.m.)

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Jeff Williams
Cynthia Farina

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
None

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Kaye Cooke, Jim Slavetskas, Steve Moolin, Gary Astles, Nikki Clark, Dolores Higareda, Ron
McClain, Sue Henninger, Nancy Compese, Linda Duddleston, Kathy Baker, Lynne Porter, Edith
Johnston, Sarah Jones, Connor Jones, Stefani Porter, Jane Gallagher, Nancy Zylich, Steve
Flanders

ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING

Chairperson, Maureen Shallish called the Annual Budget Hearing to order and declared the
purpose of the Public Hearing at 7:03 p.m.

Paula Hurley presented the proposed 2010-2011 School Budget.

The Board of Education candidates; Nancy Zylich, Peter Cooke, Gary Astles, Dolores Higareda and
Jane Gallagher gave introductory comments and remarks about their candidacy.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to a Regular
Meeting. A motion was made by John White, seconded by John White at 8:07 p.m. and passed by
a vote of 5-0-0.
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                                                                                     MAY 5, 2010
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REGULAR MEETING

President Douglas Land called the Regular Meeting to order at 8:07 p.m.

AGENDA CHANGES
    4a. Amendment to Minutes from 04/21/10
    4c. Additional Extra-Curricular Appointments

PRESENTATIONS

Jim Slavetskas and Steve Moolin from Beardsley Design Associates gave an overview of the status
and areas of completion for the on-going Capital Project that is progressing in our District.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the April 21,
2010 and April 28, 2010 meetings, as amended.

Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name   Last Name    Position                                   Points   Step   Value    Assignment

John         Babcock      Modified Tennis Coach                          7      0    $1,977   Coaching
DaLaine      Walburn      Grade 5 Team Leader                            7      1    $2,005   Non-Coaching
Larry        Vonderchek   HS Student Council Co-Advisor (Revised)      4.5      0    $1,271   Non-Coaching


CORRESPONDENCE
None

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Chris Mount: The High School is in the middle of AP Exams.

Jean Wiggins: Received notification from NASA’s Student Signatures in Space Program that the
Elementary School was selected. Students will sign the document that NASA sent and in turn will
receive a picture from NASA with the astronaut that took the document on his or her trip. NYS
Testing this week.

Michael Hayden: NYS Testing this week. Twenty-two staff from Trumansburg School District
participated in Y-Tri this weekend.
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                                                                                    MAY 5, 2010
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David Kehoe: The fiber connection that has caused difficulty for the Elementary School and the Old
District Office has been repaired.

Laura Bellis: The District received waiver from SED’s Facilities Planning on the 5-year condition
building survey, originally due in 2010 and deferred to 2015, saving the District approximately
$50,000.


OPEN FORUM
None

NEW BUSINESS

Approval for the HS Senior Trip to Hershey Park, PA
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the HS Senior Trip to Hershey Park, PA, as
presented.

Approval of Summer Curriculum Projects
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the summer curriculum projects, as
presented.

Approval of Summer Special Education Projects
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the summer special education projects, as
presented.

Acceptance of Donation from the Middle School PTA
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $1,000 from the Middle School
PTA toward the cost of a Guest Artist for the 5th Grade Mexico Program, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation from Finger Lakes Institute via a grant from Time Warner Cable, Inc.
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $170 from the Finger Lakes
Institute via a grant from Time Warner Cable, Inc., toward the cost of the 6th Grade field trip to
Taughannock Falls State Park in May 2010, as presented.

Acceptance of Donation
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Frank Rossi and passed with a vote of 5-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of a Bundy Alto Saxophone (SN:
581943) to the Music Department, as presented.

OLD BUSINESS
None
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                                                                                    MAY 5, 2010
                                                                                   PAGE 4 OF 4

POLICY
None

BOARD FORUM

Douglas Land: Tina Lincoln will scan Ms. Land’s copy of Education Week, which contains articles
about e-learning, and send it to the Board. Ms. Land has AASA Magazines to share with the Board;
highlighting the articles on consolidation. Ms. Land requested that Board Members be prepared for
a discussion about 2009-10 Board Goals at the May 19th Board Meeting.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:30 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi with a vote of 5-0-0 to
discuss the following:

       Matters relating to the appointment and the discipline of particular persons

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Frank Rossi at 10:00 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 5-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
                                                                   BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                   MAY 18, 2010
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SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING
Tina Lincoln, Board of Education Clerk administered the oath to the Election Inspectors.
Chairperson, Maureen Shallish, declared the polls open at 12:00 Noon on May 18, 2010 for the
purpose of voting on the 2010-2011 Budget Proposition, Purchase of School Buses, Vehicle and
Equipment Reserve Fund, Ulysses Philomathic Library and Three Board Members.


CLOSING OF POLLS
Chairperson, Maureen Shallish, declared the polls closed at 9:00 P.M. and Tina Lincoln, Board of
Education Clerk, recorded the following tally of votes:

2010-11 Budget Proposition: SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT:
RESOLVED, That the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District, in the
Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and Seneca, New York, by and hereby is authorized to expend the
sums set forth in the General Fund Appropriations in the amount of $23,114,651 and to levy the
necessary tax therefore. YES = 519     NO = 293

Purchase of School Buses: SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED, TO-WIT:
RESOLVED, That the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District, in the
Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and Seneca, New York, is hereby authorized and directed to
purchase three school buses and to expend therefore a gross sum not exceeding $390,000 as
follows:

Three 61-66 passenger School Buses at a gross cost not exceeding $390,000

And that there shall be applied to the purchase any trade-in allowance to be received for a bus (or
buses) now owned by the school district, and that the aforesaid sum of $390,000 or so much
thereof as may be necessary, shall be raised by tax on the taxable property of the school district to
be collected in annual installments; and further resolved that the Board of Education is authorized to
issue obligations of the district therefore in accordance with Education Law and Local Finance Law.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That if enacted legislation allows school districts to pay cash for new
school buses without penalty of capacity ratings, the Board of Education is authorized to pay cash
for the three buses in an amount not to exceed $390,000 with the appropriation coming from the
General Fund balance. YES = 495        NO = 307

Vehicle and Equipment Reserve Fund: SHALL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BE ADOPTED,
TO-WIT: RESOLVED, That the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District, in
the Counties of Tompkins, Schuyler, and Seneca, New York, is hereby authorized, pursuant to
Section 3651 of the Education Law, known as the Vehicle and Equipment Reserve Fund, to
purchase instructional computer equipment, kitchen equipment, and a maintenance vehicle with
accessories and expend therefore a gross sum of $85,000 and that the aforesaid total of up to the
sum of $85,000 be expended from the Vehicle and Equipment Reserve Fund in accordance with
Education Law and Local Finance Law. YES = 486      NO = 263


Board Members:
                      Nancy Zylich (346)
                      Peter Cooke (527)
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                                                                                MAY 18, 2010
                                                                                PAGE 2 OF 2

                     Gary Astles (434)
                     Dolores Higareda (322)
                     Jane Gallagher (394)

At 9:30 P.M. Maureen Shallish, Chairperson, declared the meeting adjourned for the evening.


                     Respectfully submitted,



                     Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                     Board of Education
                                                                BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
                                                                                MAY 19, 2010
                                                                                PAGE 1 OF 7

A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
May 19, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to
order at 7:01 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Maureen Shallish
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
Owen Senders
Frank Rossi (arrived at 7:10 p.m.)
Jeff Williams
Cynthia Farina

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
John White

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal
Christopher Mount, High School Principal

SUPERVISORS
None

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Mike Flood, Jane Gallagher, Cathy Bair, Lynn Boruchowitz, Sue Stein, Gordon Bonnet, Nadine
Salib, Andrew Moore, Bill Begeal, Cathryn Sellers

AGENDA CHANGES
    4b. Co-Teaching Presentation - POSTPONED
    4f. Additional Resignation

PRESENTATIONS

Bill Begeal and Lynn Boruchowitz gave a brief presentation about the K-12 Science Program.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:

Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of May 5,
2010, as presented.

Acceptance of Claims Auditor Report (April 2010)
Acceptance of Class Activity Report (April 2010)
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                                                                                      MAY 19, 2010
                                                                                      PAGE 2 OF 7

Approval of CSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE
recommendations, as presented.

Acceptance of Resignations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby, accepts the resignations, as
presented.

Name                                 Position               Effective Date       Reason
Dawn Shafer                   Elementary Teacher (K)           06/30/10          Resignation
Michele Reeves           High School Teacher (Special Ed)      06/30/10          Resignation


Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name   Last Name           Position                           Points   Step     Value           Assignment

Paul         Pennock             Mentoring Eileen Lange (Revised)    4   3       1    $1,130   $847   Non-Coaching
Rosa         Fernandez-Fraser    Mentoring Wilson Delille            4   3   1   .8   $1,130   $635   Non-Coaching


NEW BUSINESS

Acceptance of the Budget Status Report and Treasurer’s Report (April 2010)
      Maureen Shallish requested that the Conference and Travel account reflect a $5,000
      amount for the line item.

CORRESPONDENCE
None

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Laura Bellis: While reviewing accounts, Laura discovered a $3,000 donation from Geneva Banks
from 2003. Ms. Bellis is looking to the BOE for appropriation of funds. Administrators will return to
the BOE with suggestions for enhancing programs with this donation that are already in progress in
each building.

David Kehoe: Interviews for the Director of Technology were held on Monday, May 17th.

Michael Hayden: NYS testing is coming to an end. Mr. Hayden went on the 8th Grade Washington
DC trip; a very educational and fun time was experienced by all in attendance. Maureen Shallish
mentioned Diana Kreutzer submitted a wonderful letter about her 7th grade students raising money
to rehabilitates and release orphaned wildlife (rhinoceros and elephant calves) resulting from
poaching and illegal culling of wild herds.

Chris Mount: The High School is finished with AP Exams and waiting for Field Testing. Regents
Exams are approaching. Regional scoring and cohort data looks good for the High School. Mr.
Mount received a letter from TC3 with the statistics on the students at Charles O. Dickerson High
School that will receive college credits (75% of the senior class).

Paula Hurley:
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                                                                                    MAY 19, 2010
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   •      Received a request from BOCES to return to a Board Meeting and do a presentation on
          School Improvement (i.e., professional development). Frank Rossi would like more
          information on what BOCES is proposing to present and discussion to resume at the
          Reorganizational Meeting on July 1st.
   •      Ms. Hurley will keep the BOE updated on ERS retirement incentive status via e-mail.
   •      Race to the Top; The Commissioner has cancelled the last two scheduled sessions with
          Superintendents, which were intended to update the status of the program. Ms. Hurley will
          share more with the BOE when more information is available.
   •      Ms. Hurley compared voters turn-out from last year; up 186 voters. Ms. Hurley also read the
          results of the budget vote:
              o 2010-11 Budget Proposition (YES = 519 / NO = 293)
              o Purchase of School Buses (YES = 495 / NO = 307)
              o Vehicle and Equipment Reserve Fund (YES = 490 / NO = 257)
              o Ulysses Philomathic Library (YES = 486 / NO = 263)
              o Board of Education Candidates (Three Vacancies)
                          Nancy Zylich (346)
                          Peter Cooke (527)
                          Gary Astles (434)
                          Dolores Higareda (322)
                          Jane Gallagher (394)
   •      Energy Curtailment Specialists are currently working to find way to conserve energy within
          the district. Mike Babcock will provide the Board will more information.

OPEN FORUM
None

NEW BUSINESS

Authorization for the Purchase of Buses
At a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Trumansburg Central School District held at the
Ulysses Historical Society offices, 39 South Street, Trumansburg, New York, on May 19, 2010 at
7:00p.m.

The following resolution was offered by Board Member, Peter Cooke who moved its adoption:

BOND RESOLUTION OF TRUMANSBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, NEW YORK,
ADOPTED MAY 19, 2010 AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF THREE 61/66 PASSENGER
BUSES AT A TOTAL MAXIMUM COST OF $390,000.00, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT
THEREFORE AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $390,000.00 STATUTORY BONDS OF
SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT IN ANTICIPATION OF A TAX TO BE COLLECTED IN INSTALLMENTS
AS AUTHORIZED.

Recital

WHEREAS at the Annual Meeting and Election duly called and held on May 18, 2010 in
Trumansburg Central School District, New York (herein called “District”), the qualified voters of the
District approved a Proposition (a) authorizing the Board of Education to purchase three 61/66
passenger buses at a total estimated maximum cost of $390,000 and;

THEREFORE authorizing the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $390,000.00; (b) voting a tax
in the amount of $390,000.00 to be levied by and collected in installments; and (c) in anticipation of
said tax, authorizing the issuance of bonds of the District in a principal amount not to exceed
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$390,000.00 and voting a tax to pay the principal and interest on said bonds as the same shall
become due and payable; NOW THEREFORE be it

RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TRUMANSBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL
DISTRICT, IN THE COUNTIES OF TOMPKINS, SCHUYLER, AND SENECA, NEW YORK (by the
favorable vote of not less than two-thirds of all the members of said Board) AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Board of Education of the District shall purchase three 61/66 passenger buses at an
estimated total maximum cost of $390,000.00 and to expend therefore not to exceed the estimated
total of $390,000.00 as above itemized, including preliminary costs and costs incidental thereto, and
said sum of $390,000.00 is hereby appropriated therefore.

Section 2. Pursuant to the provisions of the Proposition above referred to and approved by the
voters and in anticipation of a tax in the amount of $390,000.00 thereby voted to be levied by and
collected in annual installments, serial bonds of the District are hereby authorized to be issued in
the principal amount of $390,000.00, pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law,
constituting Chapter 33-a of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York, for the purchase of
the vehicles as described in Section 1 hereof. The plan of financing is the levy and collection of
general taxes for the payment of the serial bonds herein authorized and the interest thereon.

Section 3. The following additional matters are hereby determined and stated:
       (a)     The period of probable usefulness of the specific object or purpose for which the
bonds authorized by this resolution are to be issued within the limitations of Section 11.00 a (29) of
the Local Finance Law is five (5) years.
       (b)     Current funds are not required to be provided prior to the issuance of the bonds
authorized by this resolution pursuant to Section 107 (d) (5) of the Local Finance Law.

Section 4. Each of the bonds authorized by this resolution and any bond anticipation notes issued
in anticipation thereof, shall contain the recital of validity prescribed by Section 52.00 of the Local
Finance Law, and said bonds and any notes issued in anticipation of said bonds, shall be general
obligations of the District, and the District hereby irrevocably pledges its faith and credit to the
punctual payment of the principal thereof and the interest thereon and there shall be raised annually
by tax on all the taxable real property in the District a sum sufficient to pay the principal of and
interest on said bonds as the same shall become due and payable.

Section 5. Subject to the provisions of this resolution and of the Local Finance Law, and pursuant
to the provisions of Section 30.00 relative to the authorization of the issuance of bond anticipation
notes and of Section 50.00 and Sections 56.00 to 60.00 of the Local Finance Law, the powers and
duties of the Board of Education relative to prescribing the terms, form and contents and as to the
sale and issuance of the bonds and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of said
bonds, or the renewals thereof, are hereby delegated to the President of the Board of Education,
the Chief Fiscal Officer of the District.

Section 6. It is further stated that the validity of the bonds authorized by this resolution, and of any
notes issued in anticipation of said bonds, may be contested only if:
        (a)      such provisions are authorized for an object or purpose for which the District is not
authorized to expend money, or
        (b)      the provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of the publication of
such resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting
such validity, is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
        (c)      such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
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Section 7. This resolution shall take effect immediately, and the District Clerk is hereby authorized
and directed to publish the foregoing resolution, in full, together with a Notice attached in
substantially the form prescribed by Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law of the State of New
York in the Ithaca Journal, a newspaper published in Ithaca, New York having a general circulation
in the District and the Trumansburg Free Press, a newspaper published in Trumansburg, New York
and having a general circulation in the District and each of said papers are hereby designated as
the official newspapers of said District for such publication.

The adoption of the foregoing resolution was seconded by Board Member, Jeff Williams and duly
put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:

Ayes:      6
Noes:      0
Absent:    1

Appointment of Director of Instruction
A motion was made by Maureen Shallish, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-
0: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the appointment of Cathryn Sellers, Director
of Instruction, effective July 1, 2010.

Acceptance of a Donation from Carolyn Lange on behalf of the Tom Lange Memorial
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $280.02 from Carolyn Lange
on behalf of the Tom Lange Memorial to purchase photography items for the High School Art
Department, as presented.

Acceptance of a Donation from TCSD Foundation, Inc.
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $13,671 from the TCSD
Foundation, Inc. to the Elementary School to support the Trumansburg Discovery Trail, as
presented.

Acceptance of a Donation from the T&A Student Deposits-Amanda Haight Memorial
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $723 from the T&A Student
Deposits-Amanda Haight Memorial to the Middle School Student Council for Student Council
Activities, as presented.

Acceptance of a Donation from the T&A Student Deposits-Brody Paley Memorial
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $162 from the T&A Student
Deposits- Brody Paley Memorial to the High School Student Council for Student Council Activities,
as presented.

Acceptance of a Donation from the T&A Student Deposits-Violence Prevention Program Donations
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the donation of $101.35 from the T&A Student
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Deposits- Violence Prevention Program Donations to the SADD Club for Violence Prevention
Activities, as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Ryan Radley
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Ryan Radley,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of Science (7-12), as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Marc Vesci
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Marc Vesci,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of English (7-12), as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Kristen Fischer
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Kristen Fischer,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of Special Education (1-6), as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Meredith Madden
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Meredith Madden,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of Special Education (5-9), as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Michael Naylor
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Michael Naylor,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of Elementary Education (1-6), as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Ashley Poland
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Ashley Poland,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of Elementary Education (PK-6), as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Whitney Dennis
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Whitney Dennis,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of Elementary Education (1-6), as presented.

Tenure Appointment for Juliet Allen
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams and passed with a vote of 6-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the tenure appointment of Juliet Allen,
effective September 1, 2010, in the area of Elementary Education (1-6), as presented.
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OLD BUSINESS

2009-2010 Committee Updates
   • Audit/Finance Committee: Maureen Shallish shared that the Audit/Finance Committee is
      awaiting a meeting with Ronald Finch, Internal Auditor.

POLICY

Cynthia Farina passed out a policy on ‘Searches and Interrogations of Student’ for Board review.

BOARD FORUM

Douglas Land made the Board aware that elections for President and Vice President will be held on
July 1st at the reorganization meeting. Douglas asked that the Board prepared for discussions
about the election at the June 2nd Board Meeting.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:29 p.m., motioned by Maureen Shallish, seconded by Frank Rossi with a vote of 6-0-0
to discuss the following:

        Discussion regarding proposed, pending, or current litigation;
        Discussion of the medical, financial, or employment matters of a particular person;
        Matters relating to the discipline, dismissal, of a particular person or persons

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by Frank Rossi, seconded by Jeff Williams at 10:15 p.m. and passed by a vote
of 6-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education
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                                                                                  JUNE 2, 2010
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A Meeting of the Trumansburg Central School District Board of Education was held on Wednesday,
June 2, 2010 at the Ulysses Historical Society. President Douglas Land called the meeting to order
at 7:00 p.m.

President Land led the flag salute.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Peter Cooke
Douglas Land
John White
Owen Senders (arrived @ 7:02 p.m.)
Cynthia Farina

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
Jeff Williams
Maureen Shallish
Frank Rossi

ALSO PRESENT
Paula Hurley, Superintendent of Schools
Laura Bellis, Business Official
Tina Lincoln, District Clerk
David Kehoe, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Jean Wiggins, Elementary School Principal (arrived @ 7:35 p.m.)
Michael Hayden, Middle School Principal

SUPERVISORS
Mike Babcock

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE
Gordon Bonnet, Jim Slavetskas, Steve Moolin, Jane Gallagher, Nancy Zylich, Nikki Clark, Ron
McClain, Cathryn Sellers, Carrie Ost, Eileen Heptig, Chris Harding-Grosfelt, Meredith Kwiatkowski,
Trisha English, Mike Flood, Alana Bowers, David Gallagher

AGENDA CHANGES
    5d. Additional Resignation
    9b. Removal of Tenure Appointment
    9m. Addition of Approval of Keuka College; Envirothon Competition Field Trip
    10a. Review of 2009-2010 Board of Education Goals - TABLED

PRESENTATIONS

Carrie Ost, 9th Grade English Teacher and Eileen Lange, High School Special Education Teacher,
gave a brief presentation on differentiation and co-teaching.

Jim Slavetskas and Steve Moolin from Beardsley Design Associates gave a brief update on the
Capital Project.

CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
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Approval of Minutes
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the minutes of the May 18,
2010 and May 19, 2010 meetings, as presented.

Acceptance of Claims Auditor Report (May 2010)

Approval of CSE/CPSE Recommendations
BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the CSE/CPSE
recommendations, as presented.

Appointments for Extra-Curricular Staff
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Extra-Curricular Staff,
contingent upon the successful completion of the fingerprint process, as presented.

First Name   Last Name        Position                      Points    Step   Value          Assignment

Taina        Heptig           Kindergarten Team Leader           7      1        $2,005     Non-Coaching


NEW BUSINESS

Acceptance of Resignations
BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby accepts the resignations, with regret
and with appreciation of their service to the district, as presented.

Name                                Position              Effective Date      Reason
                         Elementary Education Teacher
Ashley Poland                      (Grade 2)                 06/30/10         Resignation
                         High School Special Education
Martille Nohle                      Teacher                  06/30/10         Resignation
Cathryn Sellers          Teacher on Special Assignment       07/01/10         Resignation
Christopher Mount            High School Principal           07/31/10         Resignation


CORRESPONDENCE

NYSSBA’s 16th Annual Summer Law Conference
  • Tina will send the Board a link to the NYSSBA Annual Summer Law Conference and the
     NYSSBA Annual Convention

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Jean Wiggins: The Elementary School is part way through the NYS Science Exam for 4th grade
students. There are a ton of field trips that will take place in the next few weeks. Classrooms and
offices will begin packing up for the summer construction.

Michael Hayden: The 8th grade NYS Science Performance Test and 8th grade NYS Social Studies
test will be administered. The 5th grade will begin their Fiesta tomorrow. There are field trips to
Cayuga Nature Center, Taughannock Falls State Park and the Medieval Festal will be happening
during the last few weeks of school.

David Kehoe: Is confident that new staff will do well.
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Paula Hurley:
   • There is 83% participation in the NYS Race to the Top, with 61% having full participation.
       We will await the results of our application.
   • Retirement incentives are being determined by the governor for ERS employees.
   • There is no news on state aide. Currently, ½ of June 2010’s aide payment was not received
       by our district.
   • This will be David Kehoe’s last Board of Education meeting. Paula thanked David for his
       years of service to our district.
   • Regents testing scheduled for this year, not sure what will happen in 2010-11. Cynthia
       Farina asked about summer regents testing.

OPEN FORUM

Nancy Zylich, Michael Flood, Ron MacLean, David Gallagher and Jane Gallagher spoke regarding
their disappointment with Chris Mount’s resignation and their appreciation of his service to our
district over the past two (2) years.

Trisha Conroy-English thanked Paula Hurley for her compassion and caring during difficult times.

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of Administrative, Supervisor and Exempt Employee Salary Increase
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves a 4.2% salary increase for Administrators,
Supervisors and Exempt Employees for the 2010-2011 school year, as presented.

Abolishment of Teacher Positions
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
BE IT RESOLVED that, whereas the Trumansburg Central School District has determined that for
reasons of economy and efficiency it is necessary to abolish certain positions, with regret.
Therefore, BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby makes a motion to adopt
the following resolution:

       RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby abolishes positions as follows:

Section 1:    Resolved that the Board of Education hereby abolishes positions in the following
              areas, effective June 30, 2010:

              Technology 7-12                         .5 FTE

              Health/Physical Education K-12          1.0 FTE

              Social Studies 7-12                     1.0 FTE

Section 2:    It is further resolved, that the Board has determined that the services of the following
              individuals shall be discontinued effective June 30, 2010 in accordance with Section
              3013 of the Education Law as they are determined to be the least senior teachers in
              their respective areas:

              Technology 7-12                         Ron King
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              Health/Physical Education K-12           Scott Miller

              Social Studies 7-12                      Christopher Carver


Section 3:    Be it further resolved that the Board has determined that none of the individuals
              named in Section 2 above have tenure or probationary status in any additional
              tenure area created by Part 30 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, and thus have
              no right to transfer to any position in a different tenure area; and

Section 4:    Be it further resolved that the individuals named in Section 2 above, shall be placed
              upon a preferred list of eligibles for recall to a position for a period of seven (7) years
              from the effective date of layoff pursuant to Education Law Section 3013.

Section 5:    The Superintendent of Schools is hereby directed to notify, in writing, each individual
              in Section 2 above of the information contained in this resolution including placement
              of their name on a preferred eligible list for re-employment.

Abolishment of Support Staff Positions
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
BE IT RESOLVED that, whereas the Trumansburg Central School District has determined that for
reasons of economy and efficiency it is necessary to abolish certain positions, with regret.
Therefore, BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District hereby makes a motion to adopt
the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby abolishes positions as follows:

Section 1:    Resolved that the Board of Education hereby abolishes positions in the following
              areas, effective June 30, 2010:

              Teacher Aide                             1.0 FTE
              School Monitors                          2.0 FTE

Section 2:    It is further resolved, that the Board has determined that the services of the following
              individuals shall be discontinued effective June 30, 2010 in accordance with Section
              3013 of the Education Law as they are determined to be the least senior teacher
              aide or school monitor in their respective areas:

              Teacher Aide                             Debra Fink

              School Monitor                           Amber Stillions
              School Monitor                           Matthew Miller

              Where multiple names are listed the first name is the least senior teacher aide or
              school monitor in that area and the second teacher aide or school monitor listed is
              the next least senior et cetera with the last name on the list possessing the greatest
              seniority within the individuals listed.

Section 3:    Be it further resolved that the Board has determined that none of the individuals
              named in Section 2 above have probationary status in any additional area created by
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              Part 30 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, and thus have no right to transfer to
              any position in a different area; and

Section 4:    Be it further resolved that the individuals named in Section 2 above, shall be placed
              upon a preferred list of eligibles for recall to a position for a period of four (4) years
              from the effective date of layoff pursuant to Education Law Section 3013.

Section 5:    The Superintendent of Schools is hereby directed to notify, in writing, each individual
              in Section 2 above of the information contained in this resolution including placement
              of their name on a preferred eligible list for re-employment.

Approval of Spanish V Trip to NYC
A motion was made by Cynthia Farina, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Spanish V Trip to NYC, as presented.

Authorization to Advertise for Bids
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby authorizes advertising for bids for additional work
associated with the Facilities Renovation Project.

Authorization for an Increase in the Unemployment Insurance Reserve Fund
A motion was made by Peter Cooke, seconded by John White and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District;
Tompkins, Schuyler and Seneca Counties, New York, hereby authorizes an increase in the
Unemployment Insurance Reserve Fund pursuant to General Municipal Law section 6-m, with the
purpose of such reserve fund being to finance the cost of payments made to claimants under the
benefit reimbursement method. The term of such fund shall continue in existence until liquidated in
accordance with the education law or until the funds for such reserve are exhausted. The source
from which the additional funds shall be obtained for such reserve is an amount not exceeding the
sum of $100,000 from the 2009-10 General fund balance, as permitted by law.

Authorization for an Increase in the Workmen’s Compensation Reserve Fund
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 4-0-0: BE
IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District; Tompkins,
Schuyler and Seneca Counties, New York, hereby authorizes an increase in the Workmen’s
Compensation Reserve Fund pursuant to General Municipal Law section 6-j, with the purpose of
such reserve fund being to pay compensation and benefits, medical, hospital, or other expense
authorized by article two of the workmen’s compensation law. The term of such fund, established in
the school year 2007-08, shall continue in existence until liquidated in accordance with the
education law or until the funds for such reserve are exhausted. The source from which the
additional funds shall be obtained for such reserve is an amount not exceeding the sum of
$200,000 from the 2009-10 General fund balance, as permitted by law.

Authorization for an Increase in the Employee Retirement Contribution Reserve Fund
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 4-0-0: BE
IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District; Tompkins,
Schuyler and Seneca Counties, New York, hereby authorizes an increase in the Employee
Retirement Contribution Reserve Fund pursuant to General Municipal Law section 6-j, with the
purpose of such reserve fund being to pay employer retirement contributions. The term of such
fund, established in the school year 2007-08, shall continue in existence until liquidated in
accordance with the education law or until the funds for such reserve are exhausted. The source
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from which the additional funds shall be obtained for such reserve is an amount not exceeding the
sum of $300,000 from the 2009-10 General fund balance, as permitted by law.

Authorization for an Increase in the Vehicle and Equipment Capital Reserve Fund
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 4-0-0: BE
IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Trumansburg Central School District; Tompkins,
Schuyler and Seneca Counties, New York, hereby authorizes an increase in the Vehicle and
Equipment Capital Reserve Fund pursuant to Education Law section 3651, with the purpose of
such reserve fund being to finance the purchase of vehicles and equipment. The term of such fund,
established in the school year 2002-03, is 10 years and shall continue in existence until liquidated in
accordance with the education law or until the funds for such reserve are exhausted. The source
from which the additional funds shall be obtained for such reserve is an amount not exceeding the
sum of $300,000 from the 2009-10 General fund balance, as permitted by law.

Approval of the Application for Refund of Real Property Taxes
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Application for Refund of Real Property
Taxes for the year 2008, received from Tompkins County on 05/17/10 for the Perry City Friends
Church. Reason for refund is that the religious exemption was not put on the parcel for 2007 Final
Roll. Taxes were re-levied to the County and the County made the full refund of $555.52 to the
Church. The district needs to refund the county the school tax portion of $337.58.

Appointment of Director of Technology
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the appointment of Sandy Wagner, Director
of Technology, effective July 1, 2010.

Approval of Keuka College; State Envirothon Competition Trip
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke and passed with a vote of 4-0-0:
Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education for the
Trumansburg Central School District hereby approves the Keuka College; State Envirothon
Competition Trip, as presented.

OLD BUSINESS

Review of 2009-2010 Board of Education Goals - TABLED

POLICY
NONE

BOARD FORUM

John White: Elizabeth Cree from the Board of Elections informed him that we had acquired 4 lever
voting machines, at no cost. John is concerned that we will not be able to purchase paper for the
machines in the future since they will be obsolete.

Douglas Land: Attended the first CNYSBA New Board Member session with Gary Astles and Jane
Gallagher last night. Douglas thanked Cynthia Farina for her years of service to the Board of
Education. Although Maureen Shallish was not present, Douglas Land publicly thank her for her
service as well.
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Cynthia Farina: Thanked Owen Senders for volunteering to be a student member on the Board of
Education.

ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn to Executive
Session at 9:09 p.m., motioned by John White, seconded by Cynthia Farina with a vote of 4-0-0 to
discuss the following:

         Matters relating to collective negotiation pursuant to Article 14 (Taylor Law) of the Civil
         Service Law

         Matters relating to the suspension or dismissal of a particular person

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Education for the Trumansburg Central School District shall adjourn for the evening.
A motion was made by John White, seconded by Peter Cooke at 10:15 p.m. p.m. and passed by a
vote of 4-0-0.

                      Respectfully submitted,



                      Christina Lincoln, District Clerk
                      Board of Education

				
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